After a long day in London 

After a long day in London, it’s nice to come home to a dog waiting for her walk and to get out in  the air and slow down and chill, even though it’s dark and im writing In the light of street lamps.  A drawn out unload at Alexandra palace for an exhibition, then out …

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Stella the Staffordshire bull terrier 

Come November the first Stella will be 9 or 63 whichever way you see it. I now I’m slightly biased but she’s doing well, she’s in good shape and (touch wood) has no medical problems apart from having her anal gland emptied 4 to 6 times a year.  She’s lost some of her sustained speed …

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Stella, you’ve a cows chance in Hell

Ok the words Staffordshire Bull terrier combined with cows ahead is something Stella might like the sound of, but not me, first Stella,.you work as a pack and secondly you’re a bitch with not much weight behind you.  So we have, much to Stellas disgust, turned on to a different route, going towards Mersea Rd …

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Fasting Day, well i think so  

I started the day in my usual way, white coffee, no sugar.  My packed lunch  2 litres orange and mango diluted of course  1 banana  1 Apple  1 tangerine  1 tub of ham  2 go ahead bars  My dinner a simple plain omelette, 2 eggs.  Well according to my fitness pal I’ve only had 600 …

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The drawback of living on the edge of a wood 

The are plenty of positives to living on the edge of Fridaywoods but this beautiful owl lived up to its name, the screech owl, was practicing last night around midnight.  I’ll defer to those more knowledgeable than I to tell us more about the screech owl and invite them to comment below please?  There was …

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Quakers A good start to the day 

All the best nutritionists say “don’t skip breakfast” and that a high fiber breakfast will fill you up until lunchtime

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Indian Summer my arse

Well it’s a week or so since my Indian Summer post, I  couldn’t have been more wrong. Today the summer‘s fans go back on the loft and whilst I’m up there I’ll move the Christmas decorations nearer the hatch. As Stella and I begin our Sunday morning trek the heaters are both on in the …

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The lone Raven watcher for Lucifer

Stepping out with Stella I aware of a lone Raven watching us, stories would have me believe the line raven is Lucifers watcher,  not that I believe it. The sun is in a dappled cloudy sky, shining thru but as it’s distance from planet earth increases the temperature is not so grand. The clouds on …

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The marmite effect 

Ok I know but it got your attention. They say you either love or hate things like Marmite.  So I must be the exception that proves the rule or am I proof of the power of suggestion?  I’m 45 and only recently discovered I like Marmite but then maybe I always would have but got …

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