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A walk on the wild side

I am in the dog-house. Big time. In fact, if there was a still a kennel here I would be in it. As it is, I’m confined to the house and...

Bone of contention

I’ve mentioned previously that we have a number of tradespeople on site, including two builders who are here every day and both of whom...

Back in action

The sharp-eyed among you will have spotted my absence from social media last week. I was enjoying an enforced rest after over-doing it...

Raindrops keep falling on my head!

I don’t mind a drop of rain. Honestly, I don’t. I understand the crops and plants need the water. I need the stuff to drink, as do the...

Best friends forever

I have a special place in my heart for little humans. They love unconditionally and are always ready for a cuddle and a game. I take it...

Bad hair day

They say your hair is your crowning glory and I must admit to a secret pride in my silky locks, which bring me all sorts of compliments....

Size doesn't matter!

I meet lots of dogs on the footpaths around the estate where I live and some of them have become good friends on intimate sniffing terms....

Merry Christmas Everyone!

What a silly spaniel you must think I am! As soon as I saw the tree go up in the sitting room with the sparkly decorations and twinkly...

'Tis the season

Whisperings 21 ‘Tis the season I’m exhausted! As a Springer Spaniel, I have high energy levels and love being outdoors but right now a...

Nature red in tooth and claw

My last blog mentioned a pheasant killer on the farm. Now, I am sad to report, the predator has turned its deadly attention to our...

Animal antics

We’ve had a triple invasion of unwanted creatures this week, starting with a pheasant killer. Six birds were found dead in a pen by one...

Mucking about

Living on a farming estate gives me all sorts of opportunities for having a good time, especially when it comes to following my nose for...

A breed apart

I’m not trying to boast or start a row with anyone – doggie honour and all that! – but it seems to me that all the best people have a...

Big city blues

It all started so well. The sun was shining, the car ride wasn’t too long, and the first stop resulted in a long, muddy walk in the...

Remember, remember...

…the second of November?! I don’t know why that date is causing such a fuss this week but there we are. I pick all sorts of information...

An inspector calls

We get lots of visitors to the estate all year round – and I don’t just mean the holidaymakers who stay in the cottages. The postman...

A stitch in time

I’m feeling a bit sorry for myself today after two trips to the vet in the past few days. The vets themselves are lovely people but it’s...

Getting the wind up

It’s been a while, I know, but after a holiday I am back online and raring to go! I mean that quite literally as this windy weather we...

Friends are like stars...

… just because you can’t see them, it doesn’t mean they are not there. And, as we close down for a couple of weeks after an exceptionally...

From under the table

I pick up titbits of all sorts from under the table. And before you think ‘typical greedy Spaniel’, I don’t just mean the food variety!...