Most days Millie takes us to her preferred park, favoured mainly because of the squirrel population which she likes to keep on their toes. We’ve got to know the regulars. This particular morning we exchanged greetings with a local dog walker we’d got to know. A young man with 2 dogs, one off the lead... Continue Reading →
Who Pays for Dinner?
Last week, right out of the blue, someone told me I was a cheapskate, with a ‘very different set of values to theirs’. Cheapskate: a miserly or stingy person, especially one who tries to avoid paying a fair share of costs or expenses. Etymology: skate - an old horse not worth much, (at least one up... Continue Reading →
Thoughts from sunny but windy Cornwall
We’ve been resting up in a lodge in deepest Cornwall this last week. Visited the seals at Godrevy Point, immersing ourselves into the sights and sounds of a part of the country we all love. Today sadly was marred by a most unfortunate incident. Millie does not like wind or rain. It’s been windy for... Continue Reading →
My Bet With God
I’m told there are over 12 million dogs in the UK. Many of the 3.2 million pets acquired during lockdowns will have been dogs. With us all being pretty much shut in for so long it must have seemed like everyday is Christmas Day for dogs who need our company rather more than self sufficient... Continue Reading →