Category Archives: Pets

Myrtle and a Strawberry

I’m running a bit late with my challenges this week, I’ve been busy, and so has Myrtle!  She even spent a few days in the garden, although we had to take her in again as it has been colder and … Continue reading

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Wilson Poses for a Portrait

Wilson is very hard to photograph… he is usually moving far too quickly, or he blends in with the background.  Nevertheless I persevere, and occasionally in the hundreds of photos of a black blur just leaving the corner of the … Continue reading

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Wilson Celebrates St Patrick’s Day

If Wilson could sing, he would be singing: Hail, glorious St. Patrick, dear saint of our isle, On us thy poor children bestow a sweet smile; And now that you’re high in your mansions above, On Erin’s green valleys look … Continue reading

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One man and his dog

I was sent this story on Facebook recently & really liked it, so saved it for a blog post.  I am in the middle of a Paulo Coelho reading phase at the moment, and in the middle of ‘The Devil … Continue reading

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Weekly Pet Challenge

With all the flooding I have been a bit remiss about posting for my other favourite challenges! For Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge, here is a starfish that Wilson found.

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Weekly Photo Challenge; Joy

Today was sunny so we decided to go to the sea! More water for Wilson 🙂 Joy!  

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Weekly Pet Challenge

Very heavy rains are not good news if you live too close to a river, but if you are a Wilson, they spell heaven!

Posted in Animals, Cocker Spaniels, Pets, Photography, Water, Weybridge, Wilson, Winter | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

Flood Alert & Wilson’s Christmas Swim

Yesterday Wilson didn’t get to come swimming with us in Hampton Open Air Pool as they don’t allow dogs, even Water Spaniels.  Today, despite grey foreboding clouds we decided to take Wilson for a long walk to try and work … Continue reading

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Weekly Pet Challenge

For this week’s Weekly Pet Challenge here’s a picture of Myrtle when she was a few months old!  I don’t think she would fit in that lid any more, and I don’t think Lilly would get as close these days!

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Weekly Pet Challenge (and post number 300!)

There are lots of very sandy places around here, and in wet weather we tend to bring Wilson to sandy places to avoid the mud. Sometimes we wonder which is worse!! Thank you to Michelle for the Weekly Pet Challenge

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