Category Archives: Darwin

Monday Mischief… Just Another Elsie Sunset

We are lucky to have spectacular sunsets here in Darwin.  During the wet season the skies are heavy with dramatic monsoon clouds and in the dry season the smoke from bush fires creates the most beautiful hazy colours.  Capturing a … Continue reading

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A Good Hit of Wildlife…

Apparently I don’t like change… would that make me conservative?  I think I’d rather be inflexible.  Yes, I’m inflexible.  A would-be luddite.  Unable to cope when Google Reader disappears.  It didn’t irk me, even a little, when I read that … Continue reading

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A New (but temporary) Addition

I have enough animals.  If I were to get any more animals children would start throwing rocks at my car.  I might even start to smell like the crazy cat lady (assuming I don’t already).  I don’t need any more … Continue reading

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Sometimes A Post Just Lands At Your Feet: Elsie -v- Croc

I didn’t have a post ready for today.  I wasn’t bothered.  I was going to leave it. Then, an hour ago, I found Elsie eating this outside on her bed. In case you’re wondering what it is, it’s what’s left … Continue reading

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H, On Things That Aren’t Going To Change The World

What???  Another post that hasn’t really got anything to do with les animaux?  Unbeflippinglievable.  Call the RSPCA. Things I’ve remembered this week… This pic from here Housework is actually easier/close to enjoyable while listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd &Blondie.  🙂 I … Continue reading

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The Gang’s Back Together!

Exciting news!  Last year, one of our gang members set off to move to another state.  It was supposed to be a permanent move… after all it was a LONG drive and not one you’d want to repeat.  BUT… today … Continue reading

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2012

Today was the RSPCA Million Paws Walk.  It’s a national event with each state and territory organising their own events where dog owners come together for a group dog-walking session to raise money for the RSPCA. Darwin is such a … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – What a croc

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Raindrops are Falling on my Head

It’s been a very wet week… a monsoonal low hovered above us for the first part of the week, threatening to develop into a cyclone, so work was cancelled on Wednesday.  Thankfully the tropical low came to nothing but I … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

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Changing Diets, Annoying Owners, an Award and I Finally Found out What That Bird is!

I’ve bitten the bullet and begun to move Flo off her dog biscuits and on to a raw diet. Although I’m confident that it’s not her food that is causing her skin spots, I am hoping that this diet might … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – The Great Turtle Release

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A First Encounter With Doggy Day Care

This week, Flo went to doggy daycare for the first time.  Once a month the garden rubbish is collected and up until now I’ve always taken Flo to a friend’s house so that she didn’t either escape or scare the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 18-01-12 Beach Zoomies

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A last sunset….

The sun sets on 2011.  To all those who we can only carry in spirit to 2012… we will miss you.  Slainte.  xxx

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Merry Everything!

This week has been filled with preparations for Christmas, a potential cyclone and snot.  And obviously vets! Fergus is doing well.  🙂  We’ve elicited more than one smile from the vet this week.  Hurrah! Christmas preparations – not a lot … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday 21-12

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Wordless Wednesday

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Reclaiming the blog!

It’s time to turn the blog back over the Flo!  We’ve had a fairly quiet life centring around home, punctuated with our evening walks.  This week we managed a couple of puppy play dates when it was great to catch … Continue reading

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Burnt Offerings

We’ve been confined to barracks for such a long time now and it’s clearly not good for either of us.  I’ve been missing our walks and Flo has demonstrated her displeasure at missing out on exercise by looking for other … Continue reading

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