Category Archives: Ridgeback

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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… Are they back? Or is it just a one off?

Oh dear oh dear oh dear.  I never meant to be away for such a long time… whoops.  You’d think after this long I’d have something of substance to write about too, wouldn’t you?  Alas, ’tis an empty head that … 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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Two Years Old!

It’s Flo Flo’s second birthday today!  Time has flown by.  I really haven’t given this post a lot of thought at all (BAD owner!) and I’m too knackered to go for profound (BAD owner!) so I think a little reflection … Continue reading

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A Neglected Blog

Sigh. There are many reasons for neglecting the blog… Elsie is exhausting; visitors; a new toy phone; life.  Anyway.  Although I haven’t been around, I notice that everyone else has… I’m fairly certain that most posts will have to remain … Continue reading

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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 – 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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Wordless Wednesday – If You’re Not Living On The Edge…

… you’re taking up too much room.   We’re taking part in Blogpaws’ Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.  Click on the link to join in.

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10 Things I Forgot About Owning A Puppy

10  They like to play catch the trouser leg… while you’re in the trousers. 9    They can go from 60-0 in 3 seconds flat. 8    I make a lot of errors when ‘errorless housetraining’.  Sorry Dr Dunbar, but if only … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

  We’re taking part in the Blogpaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop.  Click on the link to join in.

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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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And Then There Were Four…

Yesterday morning began with me going through my usual routine whilst clutching my mobile phone.  I was waiting for the call from the breeder to say that she was on her way to the airport at Perth to drop Elsie … Continue reading

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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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It’s Been A Hard Week! Not.

Zzzzzz And more zzzzzz…. And still more zzzzzz… And finally, We’re enjoying relaxing while we can because…. … the Mistress of Destruction’s apprentice arrives in less than two weeks.  We’re calling her Elsie for short.  🙂

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – More Resting, Flo Style

Here are a few more pictures of Flo resting… they make me laugh, I just love that she had so much fun just running around a tree branch. We’re taking part in BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.  Click on the … 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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