the poppy filled field

The silence of the trees 

It is 6pm and still not cooling down, the thermometer in my can broke the thirty degree mark and to my reluctance Stella wants out among the trees of the woods. Against my better judgement I’m out in trees of Fridaywoods under the cooling protection of the tree canopy lining Ramparts lane. There’s hardly any …

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Share your tips for keeping your  dog cool in the heat 

Ok readers especially those in the UK will know it’s been really hot and that it is going to be for the next few days.   In an effort to keep Stellas temperature down and keep her from overheating I am doing the following  Cutting down the length of her walks and walking her at …

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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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A midday meander with dark clouds over head

Well I knows it’s midday, but it’s not baking hot as it has been, and Stella is disrupting the ambience of the flat with stinky wind. In fact to be quite honest it feels and smells like rain. Apart from those small downsides it peaceful in the woods a crows takes to the sky and …

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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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