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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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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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