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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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Naughty Freda and the Dead Seals

A few weeks ago, we had the mother of all storms. Her name was Ophelia, and if she wasn’t quite a hurricane by the time she reached us, she made a pretty good show of it. A true Elemental Queen, … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Pets and fireworks…

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
She says it is fireworks season again…which means loads of pops, bangs and fizzes. Two-legses may like them… four-legses, not so much. I used to be really scared… But I’m all growed…

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#Halloween: Spot the Sprite

Is this the little entity that was mucking about with my broadband connection last week?  

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Chainsaw Massacre!

Annabelle is a murderer. She talks a lot of big talk about loving Nature and the fairies who look after it, but when it comes to the crunch, she’s not above killing trees. Yes, that’s what I said – killing trees. Like … Continue reading

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Glory! Hallelujah! I’m glad I’m a dog!

Originally posted on Sandysays' Weblog:
It’s discouraging to know that when you go home with your human they’re as smart as they will ever be……. I watched my human as he struggled with numerous government agencies and insurance companies trying…

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Guest author: Annabelle Franklin – Do we really need to leave Earth?

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Recently, BBC2 showed a programme called The Search for a New Earth. It featured physicist Stephen Hawking, who claimed we will have to leave Earth within the next 100 years as it…

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Ash Dieback?

This little ash tree grows in a fairy dell we sometimes pass on our walks. The Dryad who looks after the tree is a particular friend of ours and we often stop for a chat. Lately, we’ve noticed our tree isn’t … Continue reading

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Quadrille: A Fairy Tail

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? ? the winds blow wild and free around the forest sheltered by the trees a peaceful pulse beats in the soil fairies sweep the leaves and wash the curtains fearless of the wolves who…

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A Day of Rainbows

We’ve been doing a lot of cloud gazing this summer, and today we saw a cloud shaped like a Greyhound’s legs and tail. Right next to this was a small rainbow, and we wondered if we’d seen the spirit of … Continue reading

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