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 …Continue reading "Stella the Staffordshire bull terrier "
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 …Continue reading "The hottest day of the year to my knowledge in earls colne"
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 …Continue reading "Early Saturday morning in Fridaywoods with my little mate Stella "
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 …Continue reading "A short wind down, with Stella at my side on her walk"
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 …Continue reading "Change of scene, change of pace "
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 …Continue reading "A meander around the Norfolk coastline "
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 …Continue reading "An early morning walk before we go "
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 …Continue reading "Stella takes over nursing duties of her sick mum"
The Continuing saga of the hound called Stella goes like this, Stella has not had the most successful history as a guard dog, when left guarding my truck as i delivered a load of potatoes to a chip shop a few years back, she allowed a thief to take a bill fold full of money, …Continue reading "The continuing Saga of the Hound called Stella"
We are all going on a summer holiday, well Lou, my mother in law, Stella and I, Saturday sees us going on a break up to Hemsby, just North of Great Yarmouth Norfolk. There is however one thing of note, the planning seems to be a week long, what clothes do you want to pack, …Continue reading "We are all going on a summer holiday"