Hey I’m Stella and this is my version of events

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 …

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The Sky is quiet before the storm 

Work pattern My working week so far has been; Mon 12 hours 15 Tues 8 hours 15 We’d 11 hours 20 Thurs 14 hours 50 I’ve already done 1500 miles whereas my normal average is 1000. It’s currently 6am on Friday morning and The Sky is clear. Before I leave for a trip into the …

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20 degrees in October 

October It’s October 25th. However the gauge in my van read 20 degrees this afternoon. Is this evidence of global warming or just the natural course now. I’m out with Stella after a long day driving.  It’s still Tee shirt weather although I do have my fleece on. The leaves that only a fortnight ago …

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In the Aftermath of Ophelia 

There’s a lot on my Facebook feed about Ophelia the storm, the weather men were uncertain which way it was going to go, but my feed says that the local area, on the East of the UK saw some strong winds last night. Ophelia When I walked Stella yesterday, there was an orange hue to …

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Clouds and windy start to a Thursday 

5.30 Start Another 5.30 clock on, so I was up at 4.30 and my best mate Stella needed her walk, being that time it was still dark so I didn’t actually walk along Ramparts lane, we took in part of the garrison walk. By Comparison with the British Virgin islands To say it was windy …

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The drawback of living on the edge of a wood 

Positives 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 …

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Mini heatwave, well according to the weatherman 

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, …

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Another walk, Stella seriously mate 

So much for winding down, Stella has an upset stomach do we’re out for a walk again. This time going along Berechurch Hall Rd into Mersea Rd and into the back of the woods. Berechurch Hall Rd is still remarkably busy with vans and cars hurrying everywhere, buses too. The grey clouds and the drop …

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Winding down after a day of frustration 

You know those days when you need everything to go right, no red lights only green, well today both to and from Portsmouth was fine it was only whilst there I had delays, 2 hours worth again. But thankfully I made it back to meet the engineer who was fixing our hot water, after four …

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A drizzly start 

Portsmouth Bound It’s 4.30 am and I’m off to Portsmouth shortly so i’m walking Stella. Who as I’ve said before doesn’t the like the rain, she picks up speed trying to pull me along behind but that’s equivalent to a moped pulling a range rover. From the puddles in the field it appears to have …

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