Tag Archives: dogs

21.12.14. A handy escape from Christmas

The family shoot was a glorious occasion, the day bright, cold, crisp, and extremely windy which made for fast, high, and challenging birds………… the black tie dinner was a riot, lots of fun, laughter, and yes – booze (and good food). … Continue reading

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13.11.14 An old dog goes home, a visit from a daughter and grandson and the Harrogate show

We took our beloved dog Fable to the vets yesterday and didn’t bring her home, just a rather worn collar and a brand new lead (why did I buy a new lead for her? I just don’t know) This poem … Continue reading

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15.06.2014 My wonderful world, a new tree is planted and a great working weekend

Today I thought I’d take you with me on my morning walk around the Estate, this is especially for Jonty my husband’s stepson, who spent a great deal of his formative years here (and loved it). So, let’s go; I leave … Continue reading

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27.04.2014.Water-colour exhibition day three, new life and old dogs

Water-colour exhibition day three, new life and old dogs A local scene this time, just up on the coast a very few miles from here. Sorry about reflexion in the glass……….     My friend, Val, has just started water-colour … Continue reading

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13.04.14. Art exibition day one, new life and new hope

Palm Sunday, and our valley is filled with Sunday Best Sunshine, new life surrounds us, there are dozens of lambs, ducklings, and young partridge chicks all around us. The garden is bursting with colour, and the smell of brewing coffee … Continue reading

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01.12.13 Time well spent and a new lease of life

1st December – can this be so? where did the other 11 months go? I suppose the first day of each month is a good day to ask oneself if one has used the last month/year wisely. I still look … Continue reading

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29.11.13. An impatient patient, shooting the breeze and a website to view

This is why I don’t do illness, I’m just not very good at it. I’d rather knit, or walk or sew. On Monday I had a minor op and a day in hospital………….. here’s the vision…………… My pale, frail, but hauntingly beautiful … Continue reading

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