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Greek animals great and small

This time last week I was in Ithaca.  My body is back in the UK – I know this because of things like the sudden drop in temperature and the number of e-mails I’ve got through this week.  My head … Continue reading

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Four legged frolics

I wrote a long start to this post, but I just deleted it.  Instead, my introduction is that I have been feeling the need to be needed more and more lately.  I realise that’s pretty much selfish, but there you … Continue reading

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A Missing Mum

My mum loves walking.  So much so that she borrows her neighbours dogs on a regular basis for some company on them.  For the last two Sundays I’ve been going with them and, for someone who hates walking (unless there … Continue reading

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Boxer-sitting

It’s lovely having Sister 2 living opposite.  Except for when she goes to work, I work from home and Bertie, her Boxer dog objects to being left on his tod.  I thought he’d get a sore throat from barking for … Continue reading

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Christmas: tick

Well, that’s Christmas done then… Visiting of friends (once the snow allowed it) Eating of far too much food Watching Sisters 1 and 2 do ‘making things’ on Boxing day (family tradition to keep them quiet.  Unchanged despite the fact … Continue reading

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A Christmas party, a white van and a French bulldog

I am never drinking again.  I have had to stay horizontal on the sofa for the vast majority of the day – the annual reminder that there is a very good reason I hardly drink the rest of the year. … Continue reading

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Ahhhhh…!

If you are in need of an ‘aaaahhhh’ then this one is for you.  Yesterday Sister 1, Sister 2, Brother-in-law (Bil) and I all went on a road trip to meet Sister 1 and Bil’s puppy.    We packed provisions to … Continue reading

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