Category Archives: Great Britian

Meet Robbie

This is our second dog blog.  Last Spring an afternoon was spent with a very friendly Labradoodle, Mona.  She was charming but I failed to really capture it. When we met Robbie we knew a second chance had been provided. … Continue reading

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Good Grooming

It turns out there is a middle ground in the nature versus nurture argument.  Even the creator’s best work requires a little regular fluffing.  Genes aren’t enough.  If you want to wow the crowd grooming is essential. It seems that … Continue reading

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Greener Grass

This entry has an element of apology in it.  A long time ago, a dear friend tried to tell me all about the shaggy cows she had seen. I responded that cows were not shaggy animals.  Never were, never would … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall stood as the northern edge of the Roman Empire for hundreds of years.  For the next thousand years it functioned as a quarry.  Surrendering it’s stones to Cathedrals,  Castles and farms. Amazingly, there is still some wall left. … Continue reading

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Cardiff Crazy

There is a good kind of crazy.  The self aware kind that comes with a sense of humor.  It is found anywhere people take the bad with the good and still see the bright side of things.  Places like Cardiff, … Continue reading

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Westminster

The Thames is the heart of historic London.  The reason London exists.  Even before the Romans arrived it was thought to be far enough up river to prevent flooding and far enough down river to be relied upon for transport, … Continue reading

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The Tower

We have reached the mid point of our little adventure.  France fades into memory and Great Britain looms.  We start our British adventure in London, on the Thames. Two very famous buildings sit at the eastern edge of London.  The … Continue reading

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