Tag Archives: Lurchers

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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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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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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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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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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Pearl’s Power Trip

Pearl claims she’s the alpha bitch around here, but she has some odd ideas about what this entails. The alpha is supposed to look after the pack, but Pearl is only interested in looking after Number One and throwing her weight … Continue reading

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A Highly Literate Lurcher

I’ve been blaming Annabelle for not posting so much about my adventures, but it isn’t all her fault. Now I’m getting older, I don’t have so many adventures – and I certainly can’t be chasing boys anymore! However, there are advantages … Continue reading

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The Hangover

We went to a party at Snip and Freda’s last night and we’re in no fit state to make resolutions… …in fact, right now we just wish 2017 would go away… …but we’d like to wish the rest of you a very … Continue reading

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The Mad Mounter

At this time of year, my thoughts turn to Alfie, a brindle lurcher Annabelle fostered in the autumn of 2008. I have happy memories of Alfie.  He was a complete nutter and a good laugh.  He looked gorgeous as well, … Continue reading

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