Tag Archives: Recreation

Donate a Book to a Worthwhile Cause #MARCHingBookstoKids #PBPiO

We are delighted to be donating a book to the Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa Storybook Project. This March, a signed copy of ‘The Slapstyx’ will be winging its way across the pond for parents (and grandparents) in prison to read … Continue reading

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The Gateway Opens #kidlit #dreamdeeply

The button opened like a great big eye. Inside was a spinning kaleidoscope of forest foliage, which spread out rapidly in a circle. Everything around it – trees, fungus, beer cans, Tracy, the stone itself – rose up and formed … Continue reading

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What is it about Freda?

Some time ago I posted about a gorgeous Greyhound called George, who was a talented singer. When Pearl saw his video she fell in love, and he’s been her idol ever since. Recently George came to stay with Snip and Freda, and … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Yoga

The vet says I have heart disease, but I don’t believe him… In this picture, I’m the one doing the Yogic flying. Does that look like heart disease to you?

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Things I’ll Never Say When I’m Old Part 2: Millie’s List

“I’m getting too slow for zoomies on the beach.” “Why chase rabbits when we get perfectly good meals at home?” “These young bitches can be so unladylike.” “In my day we only got leftovers to eat.” “Since when did dogs … Continue reading

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Too Many Pee-Mails

We storyhounds are an invaluable resource for writers of fairy tales, fantasy and the supernatural because we can astral project to other dimensions and bring back vital nuggets of information. Working alone, a single storyhound – or even a pair … Continue reading

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Millie Waxes Lyrical

Listen to the colours of your mind Leave your small anxieties behind Open up your heart and you will find You’re dreaming Live streaming

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I’m so over that boy… not!!

Snip’s folks Jan and Alain are fostering a young black Lurcher called Freda who is by all accounts a nymphomaniac, and – somewhat unsurprisingly – she has been fully accepted into Snip’s crew. Pearl is insanely jealous, and the first time … Continue reading

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Brother From Another Mother

No, you’re not seeing double – the one on the left is Tommy, Snip’s new BFF. Tommy is a young black Lurcher who lives with one of our neighbours, and he and Snip have become best buddies. Tommy hero-worships Snip, … Continue reading

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Past it at 12?

We’re trying to practise acceptance in our house at the moment. At least, Annabelle and I are trying to practise it – Pearl doesn’t need to, as things are going pretty well for her right now. She’s finally succeeded in … Continue reading

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