The heart of a dog: an elegy

The heart of a dog: an elegy

I haven’t felt able to write for the last few days. As if January 2017 wasn’t bad enough – paint it battleship grey with a cold, steel heart – our beloved dog passed away on Saturday. If those words arouse no strong feeling of empathy, it’s OK, you can leave now. We dog lovers know there are many who don’t share our passion. Continue reading “The heart of a dog: an elegy”

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

As noted elsewhere, this morning we walked a stretch of the Leeds-Liverpool canal – but the main event of the day had to be the arrival in our lives of this little bundle, now named Fudge. She’s 10 week old tricolour King Charles Cavalier, born on January 22.  We picked her up from the breeder’s home in Southport and brought her home to a gathering of camera-toting admirers.

Fudge: the papers are signed