stuck

So, the dog is gone. We all cried. We still feel sad. Both for her, and for ourselves. We wanted a dog, but after our experience with Lupin… it is not to be. There will not be another dog. I think … Continue reading

the end of the road

I must say, it was a surprise, to have so many people react to my previous post about our dog, Lupin. I wrote that post at a very low ebb, my patience stretched beyond breaking point, my optimism non-existent. I dreaded my … Continue reading

tiny steps

So life with a dog continues… I never appreciated, as a child, the work my mum put into turning our dogs into the well behaved, well trained, well adjusted creatures they all were. But I tell you what, I do … Continue reading

a dog never lies about love

The mind of a dog is a mysterious thing. Inviting a dog into your life necessitates trying, mostly unsuccessfully, to understand this mystery – to some extent, at least. Last weekend we invited Lupin, a crossbreed rescue dog who was born on the … Continue reading

a doll’s best friend

Once upon a time, there was a doll named Emily. She came to me as a Christmas gift from my parents, when I was probably already a bit too old for dolls. But I didn’t mind, because she was so … Continue reading