Are you going to a Summer Festival this year? I am no Glastonbury-girl but I am now super-comfortable at one that we return to year on year with our children. This is my list of 10 essentials that make for a brilliant weekend away.Read More
How I painted a dog from a photograph from the 1970’s.Read More
Do dogs tell us when they want a cuddle? Do you know when your dog is pleading with you for his/her best toy? Dogs’ eye muscles have evolved which increasingly enhances human/dog bonding, I know because Barney told me. Read this.Read More
Beaches, long walks, country pubs and happily tired dogs. I wonder if dog owners might let their dogs come on holiday WITHOUT them?Read More
What is Doga? How do you do it and what does it involve?
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Do you fancy doing something completely different with your working life? Have you ever thought about working with dogs in your home? What does it take to become a Licensed Dog Boarder here in the UK?
This is an easy read guide for you - written as I’m going through the process this week!Read More
Have you made choices that it’s not too late to change? I suggest you watch ‘The Wife’.Read More
How do you feel at the end of a lazy day? Rested and chilled or a bit annoyed at having not done any of the things you might have?
This week I completed what’s called a ‘soft launch’ that is I began my dog-sitting service in my studio, The Dog Garden. I borrowed two dogs along with Barney my own, and herewith the key things I learned along the way.Read More
Yesterday, utter stupidity dictated that I pour £30 of petrol into my diesel engined car. Not very bright, but crap happens. What came out of it though, was an interesting social experiment and a good lesson in customer service.Read More
Hello! It’s been ages, too long in fact since I’ve been on my blog regularly, but that’s ok, better to wait until I bring something of use, than useless fodder? - or is it?Read More
Let’s Think Dog!
If I were a dog, I’d want to lie, sniff, possibly dig, jump, rest and play on the ground in the sunshine and likely in the rain too. My four paws wouldn’t want too much in the way of small gravel and I’d need some purchase from the ground I play on!Read More