Blog News and Book Reviews

I fell into the blogging world quite by accident. I was feeling bereft after my dog Alfie passed away and I wanted to keep his memory alive This post about dog bereavement was the hardest one to write. Hopefully the poem 'Goodbye My Friend' helped people who had lost loved pets.The comments were so touching. I have... Continue Reading →

Afternoon Tea.

My friend retired recently and I wanted to do something a little different, so as a surprise we went for afternoon tea in a posh hotel. It was a beautiful Autumnal day and the colour of the trees was stunning, the photos don't do it justice, and the sun was shining which made it extra... Continue Reading →

Not a Normal Book Review

I've always wanted to read A Christmas Carol, but I'm ashamed to say I never got round to it! I knew the story of course after watching the film many times, but I wanted to actually read the words and hold the book in my hands. My nephew is studying the book for his GCSEs so... Continue Reading →

My Social Anxiety

I'm an introvert, with a social phobia. I prefer to spend my time with my dogs and my books and just a select few humans (aka my family). Small talk is something I find draining and a waste of good reading time. I used to be persuaded to go to social gatherings, would agree, just... Continue Reading →

A Real Treat For October!

We had such lovely weather for October this weekend I thought I'd share some photos from our dog walk. There doesn't seem to be many leaves left on the trees and we are expecting a storm later today. This is a view over Cheshire. This is my granddog Rosie, a Cavapoo(on the right) and my dear... Continue Reading →

Adventures of a Dog Walker

You know the signs. You 're having a lovely walk with 'mans best friend' when you suddenly spot four legs, where a head should be, frantically writhing in the grass. The first time it happened I thought 'how cute he's wriggling around in ecstasy'. I was partly right. There is nothing a dog loves more... Continue Reading →

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