Stella wandering loose Ok I want to turn things a little more up beat with my latest post and think about the more dog friendly venues around Colchester. Gosbecks Roman burial ground. A huge ex archaeological dig up near the famous Colchester zoo. Dog walkers and runners and horseriders alike are welcome on this area. …Continue reading "Dog friendly Colchester "
The temperature of November It’s the last weekend in November and the morning temperature is plummeting. With a good ground frost covering the cars and grass areas where there’s no footfall. The sky is not cloudless but it’s pretty clear as Stella and I step out for our morning walk. A nights heavy wind and …Continue reading "Temperature is dropping. "
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 …Continue reading "We’re Losing Ground, Fridaywoods is under threat"
Accursed Ticks With the reports of Ticks getting on dogs. it’s the first time in a while for Stella and I in The Woods. Namely Fridaywoods. According to google the prime time for Ticks us in the spring so why are they about now? Destroying Habitats I can only guess, but it’s logical from what ive been …Continue reading "If you go down to The Woods today "
My Humans and I’m Stella Hey Richards told you a lot about me, but I’ve hijacked his blog today. I’m Stella. I‘m 11 and I’ve been with my new owners since I was 6, my life isn’t too bad, they disappear most mornings to something they call “work” it doesn’t sound like somewhere I would …Continue reading "Hey I’m Stella and this is my version of events"
Come November Come November the first Stella our Staffordshire Bull Terrier 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 …Continue reading "Stella the Staffordshire bull terrier "
Mini-Heatwave Since Wednesday they’ve been predicting a mini heatwave this, the penultimate weekend of September 2017. Well the first picture shows grey skies, to the west, and the second, Red sky in the morning, according to the old rhyme that’s shepherds warning! The Garrison Walk Its 6.30am Stella and I are on the garrison walk, …Continue reading "Mini heatwave, well according to the weatherman "
A brief walk over the Wick Stella and I are off, over the wick for a brief walk. Come with us as we prepare to lose this ground which should by rights be a nature reserve. Look thru the fences and cannot help but think how many houses could they build in there if they …Continue reading "A wet walk over the Wick "
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 …Continue reading "The lone Raven watcher for Lucifer"
My first visit in a while walking the wick, which should be considered a Nature reserve, with Stella my trusty side kick. It late August and the objections have all been registered, im.told by somebody in the know about these things that the planners will try to do d a way around the objections. It …Continue reading "Walking the wick. Day 2 of my new regime "