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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My name is Richard and I am a boredom eater 

I have been off this week and quite apart from the obvious 2 or 3 walks with Stella I have noticed I have eaten less than I would have done if I were at work and im hoping for a good loss when I step on the scales tomorrow.  Why have I eaten less? I …

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Staffie

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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St Andrews Chirch Earls Clne

The hottest day of the year to my knowledge in earls colne

After our walk this morning and a little bit of editing, we headed for Earls Colne the home of both my mother and my mother in law. As small village just outside Halstead on the Essex Suffolk border. According to the weather it hit around 27 and tomorrow may break the 30 degrees. But today …

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A waiting crow

Early Saturday morning in Fridaywoods with my little mate Stella 

It’s Saturday morning and as usual I’m awake around 6am, so Stella and I have gone for her morning walk in Fridaywoods before it hits the predicted mid 20s on the thermometer. The sun,  where not in shadow, is already warm and I am treated to what remaons of the dawn chorus,over fridaywoods,  I observe …

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stella the little grass

A short wind down, with Stella at my side on her walk

It’s still remarkably hot so Stella won’t be getting a long walk, not yet anyway, I shall attempt to keep her under cover of the canopy created by the trees during our walk, I shall however keep things short as I have already achieved 10000 steps today thru my work. The canopy makes us both …

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Change of scene, change of pace 

Norfolk seems to be a large change if pace to what we’re used to in Essex, the roads are narrower and the cars slower.  The sea air is having it’s usual effect on me and has completely washed me out hiwever don’t get me wrong it’s beautiful up here and most if the afternoon has …

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A meander around the Norfolk coastline 

We had our walk this morning had our breakfast and coffee got washed up and into the car and dud a thirty mike Roy d trip along from Hemsby taking in Winterton and along near cromer then doubled back along to Caister  Where we had a brief explore along the beach,  It’s a pity that …

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stella has the scent

An early morning walk before we go 

We are away for a week’s break from tiday but Stella and I are up and walking, it’s 6am on a Saturday morning and the sky is a hazy mixture of blue to light grey.  Stella appears to know something is not right, it may be the suitcases in the living room, but she’s definitely …

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the nurse is Stella

Stella takes over nursing duties of her sick mum

Stella has a most wonderful side to her, her empathic nature, when lou or i are ill, she stays right by our side, and i have little doubt that if she could, she would serve every need we had. well today it is Lou who is ill, in bed with Laryngitis and Stella is right …

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