Category Archives: Dogs

More varnishing and vanishing!

Maggie has had yet another restless night and we are both shattered. MSM offered to have her for the day and overnight to give us a break, and I shall be forever grateful. Something is going on in the early … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs post

We’ve been doing a bit more work on the boat today, touching up a few blemishes in the varnish that had been missed in a different light, and have decided to put net curtains up on the bow doors now … Continue reading

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Breaking Habits, any advice?

I have said before that Maggie is a creature of habit, and she now has a serious one we have to break. This is getting us up in the middle of the night for no apparent reason. Living on a … Continue reading

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The Early Hours

I started this post around 2.15 this morning, then deleted what I’d written and returned to bed. Trying to get to the publish stage now has been a nightmare of connections lost, no signal, no internet and limited service. Once … Continue reading

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Being in tune

This isn’t about singing or harmonising, just a short post regarding Maggie. Everyone knows that animals hear or sense more than us humans and react accordingly, and this evening Maggie was sitting to attention and staring at me, but for … Continue reading

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Alarming Up

We have always been thankful that unless someone steps onto our boat, Maggie doesn’t normally bark should anyone go by. This was also a godsend when we were camping, and the only time I remember her grumbling through the night … Continue reading

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Scoop the Poop

Time for a rant. In fact, I am so livid, I have drafted a letter to our town council which will be sent off by email as soon as our internet is up and running again (busy weekend with visitors, … Continue reading

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