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Here’s to great friendships

Last week we had friends come to stay. Living overseas away from most friends and family, means visits like it are treasured. While modern communications make staying in touch easy, there’s nothing quite like...

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Remembering Merlin

At the beginning of 2017 the Diana Brimblecombe Animal Rescue Centre took in a dog who has today left this world. Merlin spread much happiness, love and magic in the short time he got...

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Where Life Gets Going

Everything is bewildering to dogs when they first leave a puppy farm. All is new in the outside world. While being lifted from the darkness of a breeding shed is good for them, it’s...

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Honouring Rufus and Fabio

Last weekend saw the UK’s picturesque Peak District host the 8th Annual Schnauzer Walk. It’s always a great event, kept simple and focussed. A fun gathering of schnauzers, their friends and families with a...

Beware the gillygaupus

I recently completed a writing course with the University of East Anglia. The UEA are world leaders in teaching creative writing, with an alumni featuring literary shining lights such as Rose Tremain, Ian McEwan...

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The Thing Is

This week sees two good friends have separate but related experiences. For one, yesterday meant bringing a new dog into her life, and for the other, it meant letting that dog, Lara go. One...