Category Archives: Ridgeback behaviour

Wordless Wednesday – Birthday Schmirthday – Just Give Us The Piggy Trotters!

 

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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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Meet The New Boss….

I feel I should point out the following 10 things before you come to the conclusion of this post:- 1. I do not have to navigate my way through my house through artificial corridors of newspapers; 2. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Galavanting Absence

Helloooooo! Apologies for the lack of posts.  Miss Fab, her sidekick plus the two cats have been left in the care of Aunty M who is sending through regular updates and photos but I haven’t had time to sit down … 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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Just Keep Her Quiet, he said…

Despite feeling nervous about getting Elsie spayed it is not something that I would ever avoid.  Living here where hunting pigs with dogs is popular and where, quite frankly, most of the people I’ve met who engage in the activity … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – I Know You’re There

We’re taking part in BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.  Click on the link to join in.

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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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Wordless Wednesday – It Makes You Look So Much Younger!

This is part of a Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop hosted by BlogPaws.  Click on the link to join in.

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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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Wordless Wednesday – Survivor Darwin

  We’re taking part in the Wordless Wednesday Blog hop hosted by BlogPaws.  Click on the link to join in.

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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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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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Wordless Wednesday – Elsie’s First Day Home Alone

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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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