Category Archives: Animals

Tillie

I’ve been quiet again on the blog, and also haven’t been reading many other blogs, so my apologies. However, there has been a lot of reading, writing and submitting of manuscripts (to an agent, two publishers and a competition), so … Continue reading

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Dog humour

Have you ever wondered if dogs have a sense of humour? I’ve always thought they do. My old dog Taylor, a smart Kelpie x Border Collie with a big personality, loved playing games with us. One was hide and seek … Continue reading

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Couldn’t resist a book/dogs post!

I did say I was going to take a break from posting for a while, but well… I have books to show off! Here’s my pastel-coloured all-Oz literature book haul – my Christmas present from my hubby (he gets a … Continue reading

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Feline groovy

Cats are such gentle, quiet and delicate creatures, right, with neat toilet habits? Says no-one who’s ever lived with them. Here’s the final in what has turned out to be three blogs in a row about my pets πŸ™‚ I … Continue reading

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Chicken living

Anyone who has lived with chickens can attest to how fascinating they can be. Sit amongst them (check for a clean spot first!) for an hour and just watch their infinite little head movements, their funny style of running when … Continue reading

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Balance of power

Adopting animals is one of the most rewarding things you can do. And sometimes challenging. Raising any animal from a youngster can be challenging, but there’s an extra layer of living with a creature whose past may be completely unknown. … Continue reading

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Oh poo!

My husband and I have developed a bit of an obsession. I’ve heard that it’s similar withΒ parents of newborns. It’s a bit embarrassing to say, but… it’s an obession with poo Β *look away now if you’re squeamish, also a mild … Continue reading

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