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Flower Fail

I’m not having much luck growing flowers on Millie’s grave. I used one of those wildflower packs that contain a mix of seeds and compost. I followed all the instructions, put copper bands down to keep the slugs off, and watered … Continue reading

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Gateway to Magic

Originally posted on Kevin Cooper:
STEVEN IS A BOY WHO PLAYS TO WIN – BUT THIS IS NO GAME.THIS IS AN ADVENTURE HE CAN’T CONTROL.Steven Topcliff loves gaming but doesn’t believe in fairies or magic – until tricky cousin Tracy…

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Wordless Wednesday: Bliss

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Storm Gareth

We’ve lost another tree from the front garden – all thanks to Storm Gareth. We dogs are closer to Nature than humans. We can see things most humans can’t, including the elementals who control the weather – and Gareth was … Continue reading

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A Book Review: Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story

Originally posted on K. DeMers Dowdall:
“Entertaining humans for cheese is a bit daft really, but cheese is cheese!” Wise words from Sam: a smart, talented, handsome, and very entertaining Collie, who, in my opinion, is the spitting image of…

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Originally posted on Tripping Over Pebbles No More:
This week I’ve learnt a lot about the internet. I mean, I’m not stupid, I know there is a lot of terrible stuff on there and I know that perverts, paedophiles, sadist…let’s…

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Nightmare Hair #dreamdeeply

Have you ever wondered why you can go to bed with perfectly tidy hair and yet wake up in the morning looking like you’ve swapped heads with Worzel Gummidge? Maybe you thought it was down to tossing and turning in … Continue reading

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Sorry I’m Late!

I was sad when Millie crossed the Bridge last year, because I couldn’t follow her, and I thought that meant I wouldn’t see her again. But on New Year’s Eve, something strange happened. We were getting ready to go out, … Continue reading

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Items for the Cosmic Dustbin, please!

Hi, Pearl here! Thanks to Millie’s excellent tuition I am now a thoroughly sophisticated and literate Greyhound in my own right, so I’d like to tell you a bit about Annabelle’s work in progress. In the third book of the Bad … Continue reading

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Sponsor a Greyhound for Christmas

Guess what? I’ve been selected to be the face of Greyhound Rescue Wales’s Sponsor a Dog Christmas appeal! This time last year, wise little Millie wrote a post about Christmas presents. She pointed out that most humans have too much … Continue reading

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