It comes at Dawn 

An early morning walk with Stella Dawn chorus Come winter, spring, summer or autumn and sunshine, rain or snow Stellas routine doesn’t change. As soon as i wake up I get my coffee and her breakfast and sometimes my partners toast. Within half an hour Stella is whining. Take now for instance, it’s 5.45 on …

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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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The Calm before the storm 

Cold November morning It’s 6am on a cool but not cold November morning, Stella and I are out on our usual morning walk of around 30 minutes thru a housing estate and back along part of the Garrison walk. Colchester is beginning to come to life and the people if Colchester have begun their commute …

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In search of Brian and the remaining colour of autumn in Fridaywoods 

In Search of Storm Brian Stella and I stepped out this morning expecting to be dodging high winds and stepping around fallen Boughs and wind swept debris but the reality of Storm Brian was much tamer. Yes there were a lot of leaves, however it’s autumn apart from the fact there were a lot if …

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Stella the Staffordshire bull terrier 

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 …

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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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Stella, you’ve a cows chance in Hell

Bull Terrier 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 …

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Fall is coming in Fridaywoods 

It’s a some what grotty Wednesday evening in September, but the weatherman says we are in for a revival of an Indian Summer this weekend. 

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