Tag Archives: Whippets

When Pan is the DJ

The most boring thing you can say to a dog is ‘Go and lie down’. I’m at the age when I want to party. Lying down is for old dogs. It’s the last thing I want to do on warm summer … Continue reading

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Educating Lyra

Lyra had her first birthday last month. She has also had her first season, and killed her first rabbit. She’s well into adolescence, and like most teens she sleeps all morning and wants to stay out all night. It’s great … Continue reading

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Happy Beltane!

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Lyra Goes to School

Lyra is almost a year old now, and much calmer than when she first came. Her couch potato training is going well and she sleeps most of the morning, allowing me to get on with my WIP. Soon she’ll be … Continue reading

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Lyra’s first post

Hello. My name is Lyra and I am 9 months old. This is my first blog post. A lot of exciting things have happened this month. My friend Keith came for a sleepover… …and I went to a party. At … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Winter Sunset Walkies

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Lyra’s Lessons

As some of you may know, my previous hounds have been avid readers, and they all loved a good story. When they appeared to be asleep with their paws twitching, their astral bodies would be racing through Storyland, hunting down … Continue reading

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Solstice Greetings

Warm whippet winter wishes from Lyra!  

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The New Puppy

This little whippet puppy came into my life three weeks ago. I’ve called her Lyra, after Philip Pullman’s main character in Northern Lights – as a potential Storyhound, she should have the name of a strong female character who is … Continue reading

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