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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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Four Strange Days

Four Strange Days DAY ONE I can’t believe my ears. Mistress wants a dog that woofs. It is one of those grey, depressing days. The rain is beating on the windows and here is Mistress talking about getting a new, … Continue reading

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Winter again

Winter has returned. I first became aware of this yesterday when Mistress dragged me out into the early morning gloom. Not only was I forced to wear my horrible blue coat, but added to that indignity, she hauled a garish … Continue reading

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Master to Master

To Banchory, to take Hamish for a follow-up visit to the vet (the sore paw saga). Though he doesn’t always think so, Hamish is lucky to be seen by a very caring vet who has treated his many spectacular injuries … Continue reading

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Frozen Paws

  Master has taught me a new word – it is “empathy”. So I am posting to let you know that I have empathy with anyone out there in the frozen wastes of north-east Scotland who has had to go … Continue reading

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His Master’s Voice

Don’t tell Hamish, but I never really wanted a dog. During 24 years of marriage, each time Christmas, birthdays and anniversaries came round, like any dutiful husband I would ask my wife, Jo, what gift she would like, and answer … Continue reading

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Sartorial Elegance

    I am the proud owner of a new jersey. If you have read any of my previous ramblings, you’ll be aware that I have a love-hate relationship with human-imposed clothes. It is a point for discussion whether any dog … Continue reading

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