Tag Archives: whippet

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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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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