Category Archives: Monday Mischief

Monday Mischief – Eau De Carcass

It has been one of those weeks… Five dead cane toads in the garden, a dead lizard on the bottom of the pool and then there was the piece de resistance… I had received a whiff of ‘dead thing’ on … Continue reading

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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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Monday Mischief: Holy Smokey

Somebody was busy overnight Sunday. A couple of days ago she halved the amount that she was eating, which is apparently a sign that they’re getting ready to give birth, so I sorted the nesting box out again in the … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief: A Puppy’s Midnight Adventures

Elsie has discovered how to nose the bedroom door open in the middle of the night.  I leave it open a touch so that Fergus and George can come and go as they please.  On Thursday night she nicked through … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief: George Gets His Own Back

When Flo finds George on her bed she (wisely) won’t go near it. Elsie has the stupidity foolishness innocence of youth on her side. She’ll learn.

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Monday Mischief: Elsie’s First Night Of Freedom

Tonight is the first night that Elsie hasn’t been confined to either a crate or pen overnight. It’s half past eleven. Here are some pics of the early part of the night… Five minutes in and Elsie’s bed is empty … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief: What’s Worse Than Finding A Rat In Your Golf Bag?

Today’s mischief wasn’t caused by any permanent occupants of Flo’s house, but by unwanted house guests. I have known there’s been a rat in the storeroom for several weeks.  It was nibbling away at the lambs’ ears I had for … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Elsie’s Collared

It is becoming a regular occurence for Flo to turn up at the door completely naked… Elsie has been honing her skills in collar removal, which is then followed by chewing them juuuust to the point that the buckle no … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Spot The Dog

October to May is ‘stinger season’ here in Darwin.  Stingers are box jellyfish.  It’s a good time to stay out of the water because it is not a creature you want to meet.  Most of the time it’s not a … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – It Wisnae Me!

Elsie assures me she has no idea who dug about in all my carefully placed sand, but she thinks it might have been Flo.  Or George.  Or even Fergus. We’re taking part in the Monday Mischief Blog Hop hosted by … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief. I Don’t Think We Need The Fence Any More

Not on your nellie Elsie. The fence was put there to stop Elsie drowning in the pond when she was little.  She’s not little any more, but the fence is staying put.  I can’t think why! This is part of … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – It’ll End In Tears…

… and it did! This is part of the Monday Mischief blog hop.  You can hop over to Snoopy’s blog to take part, just click on the link.

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Monday Mischief – Fergus?

Fergus?  No, no idea where she is.  Haven’t seen her.  Snigger. We’re taking part in Monday Mischief Blog Hop hosted by Snoopy.  Hop over to his by clicking on the link and join in.

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Monday Mischief – A Dog Blanket You Say? What A Great Idea! We Should Get One.

We’re taking part in the Monday Mischief Blog Hop hosted by Snoopy.  Click on the link to hop over there and take part.

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Monday Mischief – Destruction of a Living Space

Elsie is out of control.  She can be asleep outside and I’ll bring her in and she’ll do this.  She’ll do this and I’ll put her outside, where she’ll lie down straight away and go to sleep.  Will she just … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Trouble With A Capital E

  We’re doing the Monday Mischief Blog Hop.  Click on the link to go to Snoopy’s blog and join in the fun!

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Monday Mischief – Mauled!

… and she loved every minute.  We went and joined the gang for a play just over a week ago now, even though the Fab one’s leg isn’t right… sometimes you’ve got to have fun too.  We didn’t stay long, … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – So, You Think You Can Lie In?

Flo thought I’d been in bed long enough. With having a full house of visitors we’ve been sleeping on the sofabed in the study – well, Flo has been on her bed on the floor – there wasn’t much room … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – I Can’t Imagine Why Flo’s Leg Is Sore

For ages now I’ve been annoyed by a black wattle tree branch that has been growing over part of the lawn and shading it on one side of the house.  The grass is looking dreadful because of it (unlike the … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Rough and Tumble

It’s no wonder Flo comes back with nicks, bruises and sore legs after an afternoon with the gang! We’re taking part in the Monday Mischief Blog Hop.  Click on the link to head over to Snoopy’s Blog and join in … Continue reading

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