Tag Archives: pets

Notes from a small dog – Absconding

She has taken her squished fingers away from the computer for a day or two to allow them a little healing time. The fact that she is running north, she says, is neither here nor there… Well, as you read … Continue reading

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Guest author: Ray (on behalf of Colin Chappell) – A dog’s life

Since she has been hogging the keyboard so much lately, I thought it was about time I got in on the act and had a friend over. Honestly… tap, tap, tap… ‘not now, girlie’ and ‘how did you manage to … Continue reading

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A note from the small dog – Betrayal

I am not a happy bunny. Well, okay, so I’m not exactly a hoppity animal with a fluffy tail and big ears. Alright, I know… let’s start that again, shall we? And we’ll  forget the ears and tail thing altogether…. … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Upholstered manoeuvres

Dear Santa, Well, it happened. My sofa… it’s gone. I tried to protect it as best I could… occupied the high ground like it says in all the military books. Trouble is, she must have read them too, ’cause while … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Too old for Christmas?

Dear Santa, I hope things are going well up there at the North Pole. I’m getting a bit worried here. When she came home, finally, from another of her trips, we were sat cuddling and sharing her dinner on the … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – making Christmas

Dear Santa, It’s funny, you know, you spend all year making Christmas, don’t you? But you don’t get to spend it at home. You’re running round the world making Christmas for everyone else. I wonder who makes Christmas for you? … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Trouble

Dear Santa, here we go again, It seems like I’m in trouble. I ate the fish food in the tub And burst my Christmas bubble. * She says you’ll probably still come, That one small slip won’t do it… The … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – the white stuff

Morning, Santa! It’s all white out there today. Not snow, just freezy stuff that sticks to your paws. It’s nice, but she doesn’t approve of me having all the doors open. I think she must be keeping some kind of … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Tree time

Dear Santa, We have a problem. I suppose that should be ‘Houston’, but as you live at the North Pole, it didn’t fit. But it’s that serious. You know how you leave presents under the Christmas Tree? You always leave … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Inside out

Dear Santa, Just so you don’t think I’m throwing poems at you just to get presents, I thought I’d write you a proper letter. Mainly because I know you sort of know everything about everyone. So I thought you might … Continue reading

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