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Step Out for Stroke

It is that time of year again. Once more, Master and I will be taking part in a  Step Out for Stroke event – this time at Broughty Ferry near Dundee on 15 May. This involves a 2.5 mile walk … Continue reading

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The West Sands Revisited

“Youth is wasted on the young” – so wrote George Bernard Shaw. This line floated through my head recently when we two humans – plus dog – were spending a few days in St Andrews at the beginning of March. … Continue reading

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Snow and gritted teeth

Yesterday hard frost and some snow. Today more snow, but milder. Definitely not weather for a young whippet. Following a diktat from our ever liberal Scottish Government, Aberdeenshire Council is to spend thousands of pounds on Gaelic road signs, but … Continue reading

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Blog, how I have neglected you … and an invitation

But on the plus side, life cannot be lived through a blog alone… We have had very mild autumn weather here which I am enjoying with Archie and two new Norwegian walking poles, replacing the old ones which were second-hand … Continue reading

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A Post for Whippet Lovers

Time flies when you are enjoying yourself. Archie (Windwalker Follow Me Home – see earlier post) recently celebrated his second birthday in a way that only a whippet can: by meeting several other dogs, whizzing around in madcap circles, taking … Continue reading

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A date for your diary

This is Archie basking in Deeside sunshine on 8 March 2015. He is wearing a purple Stroke Association neckerchief, because on 10 May 2015 he will be taking part in a Stroke Association Step Out for Stroke event on Aboyne … Continue reading

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Step out for Stroke Revisited

Enthusiastic readers of this blog will remember that almost a year ago, Hamish and I undertook a sponsored walk – Step Out for Stroke – at Glamis Castle. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Glamis, though at the time, Hamish complained loudly … Continue reading

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Windwalker Follow Me Home

Windwalker Follow Me Home has entered our lives. We have named him Archie. The ghost of Hamish looks on with approval from the distance. The first thing that we notice is that he is very, very small. He is eight weeeks old … Continue reading

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Love and Loss

Yesterday Hamish left us, peacefully and quietly at the hands of a kind vet. His sudden decline of the last few days had left him with such a poor quality of life that we could not bear to see it … Continue reading

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Back again

Regular readers of this blog will notice that Master and I have been very silent for a while – this is because Master has been very busy indeed (he says), working and living with no energy left for blogging. It … Continue reading

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