Tag Archives: Lurchers

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Lurcher

Hi, Keith here! I love my foster home – with its wide open spaces and rabbit-infested thickets, it’s the perfect place for a dog to spend the lockdown. There’s a big beach, and a massive golf course with no golfers … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Keith the Lurcher

Hi, I’m Keith! I’m a four-year-old Lurcher and I’m staying with Annabelle while Greyhound Rescue Wales sorts me out a forever home. Annabelle has asked me to tell you a bit about myself, so here goes… I’m a mixture of … Continue reading

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Life without the Storyhounds

When you’ve had dogs for a long time, it’s hard to accept their absence. As well as missing their individual personalities, you miss that canine presence in the home. There’s something magical about the presence of a dog. Mine used … Continue reading

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Pearl’s Sacred Space

Hi, Pearl here! And so is summer, it seems, with people and noise everywhere. Call me a grouch, but it’s not my favourite season. My ears are super-sensitive and certain sounds drive me crazy, like the excited shrieks of kids … 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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Pearl’s Tribute to Millie

As you know, Millie crossed the Rainbow Bridge last week. I didn’t realise what had happened at first – she looked just like she usually does when she flies off to the astral plane to hunt down ideas for stories. … Continue reading

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Run Free, Millie

I’m sorry to have to tell you that Millie crossed the Bridge earlier this week. She was a very special girl, and she’ll be sadly missed by her family and friends. Her playful, fun-loving spirit lives on and will continue … Continue reading

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September Sunflower

I can’t believe it’s a month since my last post! I know I only post once a month, but time seems to be speeding up. Maybe it’s something to do with being an old dog. Another problem of old age … Continue reading

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A Loosening of the Spirit

As I get older I find I’m more aware of the astral plane than the earthly world, even when I’m awake. It’s as if my spirit is gradually coming loose from my body, ready for that final trip. I keep … Continue reading

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