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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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Millie Visits a Care Home

Snip and I have been visiting care homes with the Best Friends project. Older humans who live in care homes can’t have dogs with them, and many of them miss a friendly canine face around the place. The project also … Continue reading

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A Fairy House and a Computer Eater

This new build has recently appeared on Sandy Lane. We actually watched the fairies move in. They’re quite happy to appear in the daytime now – no more hiding away in woods and hedgerows. They know the humans who live here … Continue reading

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We’ve been Liebstered!

We’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award, much coveted among bloggers! Many thanks to prolific writer and blogger Karen Dowdall for this honour. The Rules: Say thank you to the person who nominated you for the award. Answer the 11 … Continue reading

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Joyful Trouble by Patricia Furstenberg #Children’s Book 6-10 #Historical Africa @PatFurstenberg

Originally posted on BOOKS FROM DUSK TILL DAWN:
Independently Published with Kindle Direct Publishing ISBN: 978-1521089576 ASIN: B07227P973 Publication date: April 17, 2017 180 pages Target audience: 6-10 Genre: Children,s, animals (dogs), historical (Africa) BOOK DESCRIPTION A humorous read about…

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Millie Goes to Uni!

It’s exam time at Swansea University. I’ve been helping to de-stress the students, along with other dogs from Greyhound Rescue Wales, as part of the CBSA Best Friends project. Our humans hand out treats for the students to give us, then the students get to play … Continue reading

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