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Breeding Fear of Dogs

Carrying on from last post Staffordshire Bull Terrier. I want to relate a couple of anecdotes to you.  I’m hoping you will share to the world. Also please comment and share your own similar story. Anecdote 1 Get that F******g thing away The first piece is from facebook. Its author has given me permission to share it, …

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Cruelty to Animals 

In driving around the country and watching the shows on the television I see so much cruelty. Emaciated horses,  dogs etc. In the post, Why cross breeds I have told you about Teddy and Buster. Teddy, before my family had him, was thrown out of a car at speed by his previous owner. Buster, as I recall, …

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Spiked dog collars Banned 

Barbaric These barbaric spiked dog collars are banned in the United Kingdom, but there a some civilized countries that think they are ok. Tell me would you wear this? Look at the injuries these spiked dog collars inflict, no wonder they’re banned. Justify these barbaric spiked dog collars If you’re a fan, please go ahead …

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Why cross breed dogs make better pets 

In my 45 years I’ve had dogs around me for at least 30. Teddy Buster (pedigree cocker spaniel) Suzie Sam Max Tara Bruno Stella (Staffordshire bull terrier)   Stella being my current four legged companion and only the second pure breed. In Why dogs over cats  I gave you a breakdown of Busters nature, and as I …

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Fridaywoods laid bare, our local woods

Winter is coming Fridaywoods Colchester The first trip through Fridaywoods for a while sees major changes. All but the Evergreen Pines are all but leafless. A carpet of leaves lays inches thick. Some of the leaves have begun their decomposition. A squirrel scurries up a bare trunk to escape Stellas attention. Coppicing the woodland The summer’s …

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Sins of the past, kicked out of I’m a celebrity

I am not going to debate the rights and Wrongs of Racism or Homophobia. I ask the question, why punish someone for past sins? Fact, with Maynard, ITV knew all about him as a candidate.  Surely they did research into his You Tube channel. You Tube is after all becoming a large influence on the …

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We’re Losing Ground, Fridaywoods is under threat

Dog walkers of Fridaywoods, we have a huge problem one that is threatening our access to the beautiful woodlands. That problem is pictured above and in case you haven’t worked it out yet, they’re not Christmas Decorations, They are Poo Bags!!!!!!!! I very much doubt it is the readers of the Facebook Group that you …

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It’s that time of year again 

It’s that Strictly time of year It’s that time time of year again, Strictly come dancing is up and running and the popularity contest is over and now it’s the dancing competition proper, who will win, I don’t know but my money is on Debbie McGee and Alexandra into the final. Then there’s the x …

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The Fireworks Month 

The big kid in me loves the fireworks but the dig owner hates how long they go on for. This year November 5th was on a Sunday so organised displays had 3 days or nights to be pedantic to impress and from what I have seen on Social media the displays were certainly amazing. However …

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Suddenly I get it 

A question I suddenly understand A single question made the whole reason continental workers are coming to the UK make sense to me, that question  was If this site were in Romania What would you say the difference in wages would be? My Answer The answer I got from a young Romanian traffic marshal. Around …

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