Friday, 24 December 2010
I am looking forward to getting lots of fuss, smelling the lovely dinners cooking, playing in the snow and eating anything tasty that hasn't been put out of reach!!
I wish you the same good fortune.
Lots of love, Roddy xx
Sunday, 19 December 2010
I understand the rules to be:-
1. Get to the top of a big hill
Happy times! xxx
Monday, 18 October 2010
I would love to boast that we walked, jogged or cycled. Actually - dad drove us there on two totally separate occasions!
Tuesday, 5 October 2010
We went on several beach and woodland walks together. Well, when I say 'together' I mean we were all out at the same time. They are much younger than me and always raced off playing at 100mph together.
I was happy to potter behind with mum and dad!
As we were so far up north we decided to visit the very north tip (well, nearly) and take a photo opportunity.
As you can see, it was a beautiful sunny day....and 876 miles from Lands End.
I have been a really poorly dog, (so mum and dad say). I even didn't eat any food for 4 days and actually refused my favorite treat of cheese spread inside my Kong. Looking back I find it hard to believe myself!
Mr Vet told us I had a very nasty bacterial infection; once he had ruled out what we first thought might be a blockage of sticks, stones or bones from being the culprit. Many antibiotic and steriod injections and tablets later, plus an x-ray (thank goodness for pet insurance), I am fixed. Luckily I got better just in time to go on holiday.
Here is a pic of me looking out over the east coast way way up north, feeling much better.
Monday, 23 August 2010
The weather was much nicer here than back in the Midlands and we made the most of it by having lunch outside on Sunday.
They were all eating and I was sun bathing - and hoping for a few tit bits of course!
Here I am down in Poole with mum and dad and their friends.
It was a showery afternoon but warm and a decision was made to have tea and yummy cake (it smelled yummy anyway), under the big umbrella in the garden.
I got SOOOOO close to that cake I could almost taste it. Sadly, that is as close as I got!
Sunday, 8 August 2010
Meet my friends Katie and Sam who have just come back from holiday overseas. They stayed with us on the way out and on the way back too.
They even trusted me to look after Teddy and Iggle-Piggle, which I managed admirably (with a little help from a high shelf).
I have very much enjoyed their company; especially the cuddles and chats with Katie and playing football and running around with Sam.
Can't wait to see them again soon - they are fun!
Sunday, 4 July 2010
Well, as you can see from the photos I have repaired well. I had the stitches out 12 days after the operation and was allowed to discard the t-shirt, go back to off-lead walks and jump into the river again 2 days after that.
Can't say I miss the t-shirt, though it did get me lots of attention and extra fuss, but I really missed running around in my own garden.
Cats and squirrels beware - I AM BACK TO FULL FITNESS!!
Monday, 31 May 2010
I hope you have all had a lovely bank holiday. After a lazy rainy Saturday, yesterday we went out for the day with a picnic to Church Stretton and onto the Long Mynd. It was a lovely sunny day and you will be pleased to know I managed 8 miles! Mum and dad kept me on the lead to stop me overdoing it (and chasing the sheep!) and I am glad they did now because I was very tired by the end of the day.
You may have guessed that Bank Holiday Monday has been a much more sedate affair!!
Sunday, 9 May 2010
Yes, I am confident there have been no problems here in my absence. I just need to catch up with my football chewing!
Monday, 12 April 2010
Tuesday, 6 April 2010
Thursday, 1 April 2010
Tuesday, 30 March 2010
Whilst dad was digging the garden, Callum was helping plant seeds in the greenhouse, so naturally I wanted to help too!
The trouble is, it was so warm and cosy in the greenhouse, I must confess my eyes kept closing as I started to doze off!
I had a big snooze later, before going to the pub for a nice doggie-treat off the landlady and a fuss off all the customers - lovely!
Here I am enjoying the sea air at Embleton. You can see Dunstanburgh Castle ruins in the background. We saw sealions eating big fish there. It was a lovely walk too.
Wednesday, 10 March 2010
Another sign is mum and dad getting things ready for our first trip away of the year for the three of us.
It usually involves a long drive in the car, which I quite enjoy, watching the cars go by and the scenery change from city views to the countryside.
When we get there, all the new sniffs and walks and treats always make me so happy and excited!
I can hardly wait for the weekend to arrive and for us to be off on our way.
Sunday, 28 February 2010
Hi Readers, here I am relaxing back in the house with Yellow Spiky ball, after a rather busy hour in the garden with 55 other balls!
As you can see - lots and lots of balls! Mum decided to have a clear out in the side entry and hoover up all the winter spider-webs. This meant taking all my balls off the shelves to clean behind them! And the acid test of a good ball?... does it bounce down the garden!
Sunday, 21 February 2010
Once we had run around together in the fields and woods and I had stopped grumping at her for trying to steal my sticks, I really started to notice what a nice dog Amber is. I hope we can be friends for many years to come.
Wednesday, 10 February 2010
Hi everyone, I hope you had the chance to enjoy a little bit of sunshine on Tuesday afternoon like me.
After walking in the woods, I brought back a fabulously slimy and stinky tennis ball and lay out in the garden for a chew.
It was jolly cold really, but I managed a good 20 minutes before coming in for a warm by the kitchen radiator.
Is spring around the corner? Let's hope so.