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  1. Tales from my sewing machine

    Its National Sewing Machine Day today so I thought you might like to hear some tales from my sewing machine over the last 40 odd years….. Year: 1977   Sewing Machine: My mum’s Jones Domestic Here she is again sewing another cotton three tiered skirt that are so fashionable at the moment; they must be, she’s … Read More →

  2. How to cope when your dog is in season

    Having just got through a frantic 10 days I thought I would share some tips with you for How to cope when your dog is in season.  Female dogs come into season between 9 and 12 months and can last between 2-4 weeks. Opinions are divided as to the best time to spay your female … Read More →

  3. 5 Ways to make Moving House Easier for your Dog

    I can’t count the times that we have moved in the last 15 years. The first involved, one dog, two cats and two gold fish! It is all part of the cycle of our lives that we will move at least 3 times and it can be a very stressful time for your dogs, so … Read More →

  4. Baking for your Dog and Why it’s so good

    George has a sensitive tummy, and it seems he is not alone! From the comments I received after my last blog it seems that many dogs out there suffer as he has. Some due to the after effects of illness and infection, like George, some because they eat unsavory things on walks…..I think we all … Read More →

  5. Knitting for Galgos

    When Bruno died last year I lost all interest in knitting. It’s odd really as you might think I would have grabbed the opportunity to actually knit something for myself for once, but no. It seemed that I lost my desire to knit when I lost my boy. I tried to knit George a jumper … Read More →

  6. How we have dealt with George’s sensitive tummy

    George our whippet is just 9 months old and in his short life he has had 3 episodes of sickness and diarrhoea. I thought you might like to know how we have dealt with George’s sensitive tummy. He was only 5 months old when he had the first episode which started with vomiting and progressed … Read More →

  7. 5 Great Things about Crufts

    Many of you will know that two weeks ago we left George with our friends for the first time and headed towards the NEC in Birmingham to set up for our 2nd year at Crufts. We were in a new Hall with a space twice that of last year. The van was huge and packed … Read More →

  8. You Paid How Much?!!!

    We live in a world of disposable goods, discount shops & online offers. Now, we all love a bargain, and I am the first into a charity shop, but I personally think that ‘cheap’ is a false economy. I believe quality wins the day & works out better value in the in the long run, … Read More →

  9. 7 Things that make George Happy!

    It’s Valentine’s Day today and I thought I would chat about the 7 Things that make George Happy! After all, he is the new man in my life & my main purpose in life is to facilitate his happiness on a daily basis! Food! It doesn’t really matter what time of day it is, food … Read More →

  10. Wearing Redhound Photo Competition for Crufts 2018

    Crufts will soon be upon us and we have a BIG stand booked with a 4 metre wall at the back and I started thinking that’s a lot of white wall to do something with! Then the epiphany came to me while I was suffering the 4am insomnia that plagues me when I have lots … Read More →