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The Old and the New

Well, I’ve made it through to the spring, just like Annabelle said I would. But don’t let anyone tell you old age is a golden age . There’s precious little that’s golden about it, as far as I can see. … Continue reading

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When One of Your Favourite Fairy Tales is Given a Dark Twist #SundayBlogShare #BookReview #LostBoy

Originally posted on BlondeWriteMore:
Prior to reading Lost Boy by Christina Henry, I would have turned my nose up at the thought of reading one of my favourite fairy tales, retold with a darker twist. Favourite fairy tales for me…

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The Magic Pool

Pearl and I are not happy with Annabelle. On Easter Sunday, she went out with her friends and left us behind. This wouldn’t have been so bad, except her friends had DOGS with them. How unfair is that? If Annabelle’s friends … Continue reading

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Does This Look Like Spring to You?

The big freeze is over now, but it was fun while it lasted – at least for us dogs. Annabelle did nothing but moan about postponed appointments and cancelled outings. We didn’t even get as much snow as some – … Continue reading

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Passing on my skills

I won’t always be around to post here, so I’ve been trying to pass on my skills to Pearl. Not that I claim to be an expert, but people seem to like my blog and it would be a shame … Continue reading

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The Cheetah and the Dog by Patricia Furstenberg #BabyAnimals #ChildrensBook #FreePuppyDownload @PatFurstenberg

Originally posted on BOOKS FROM DUSK TILL DAWN:
BOOK DESCRIPTION Here is a cheerful picture book with sweet rhymes that celebrates diversity and promotes friendship, sure to resonate with families – particularly non-traditional ones and with the fans of Michael…

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When the World Goes Wrong

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while, but I haven’t been well. Until Annabelle took me to the vet, I thought it was the world that wasn’t well – it kept tilting and whirling so I couldn’t keep my balance … Continue reading

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It’s Snowing in Fairyland!

The presents are bought, the cards are sent… …and it’s snowing in Fairyland! WISHING YOU ALL A MAGICAL YULETIDE!

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Stuff Christmas

There are many things about humans that puzzle us dogs, one being the amount of STUFF they seem to need. Parts of Annabelle’s house are stuffed with STUFF, and she never even uses most of it – so why is … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: The dotted line…

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
I am an animal. Therefore, I am not sentient… I have no emotions. I do not feel happiness… … joy… … or fear. I have no curiosity, because I am not a…

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