I went to Amsterdam for a quick (2 day) visit, with my art loving daughter, Sara. We had a great time managing to visit The Rijks museum, Rembrandt House, The Maritime Museum along with a couple of canal tours. It was perfect weather to explore this amazing city. And we made the best of it.
Though I did worry about Bob and his side kick.
When I returned, I was delighted and relieved to see nothing much had changed.
Ellie had added some socks to her collection and Bob. Well he just whiled away his time dreaming.
I was delighted with this colourful gift for my patio, but I don’t think Bob was pleased. We are still searching for a name for him. I favour Herbert as he will sit amongst my pots of herbs.
What do you think, I should call him?
This past week, I was lucky, every day I went training the sun decided to warm us.
Here are a few pictures of Ellie and Judy, showing off. Ellie decided to let me climb the tree and retrieve the object,
While Judy collected it, then went for a swim, just in case I hid anything in the river bed.
I am really chuffed when I get a good review for my children’s book but the ones that surprise and delight me most are those that are given by seven and nine year olds, and lately twelve year old blogger Olivia along with her brother Oscar (nine) added their review to the list. Thank you to Sean and Amy and Luke who also reviewed the book for me. Their reviews can be found on Amazon
Bob, of course doesn’t listen or look for reviews, simply attention or hugs. This morning to my surprise he was listening to bird song.
Why is he still sitting?
Bob was missing at walk time early this morning. So we started searching his usual hideouts. However when, the kitchen, the hall and his favourite blanket beside the doors to the garden revealed nothing, we widened the search.
At last I found him, but his look had me wondering was today Monday or Tuesday.
What do you make or think of his expression
I thought we would have a day off, though we did go for a walk. Obviously not far enough for Ellie. So she created her own bit of fun and wrecked havoc on Bob’s blanket.
Life with dogs…is not easy, just take a look at these pictures
Dressing up for my blog site didn’t turn out the way I hoped this Christmas
They both were behaving like a Diva. So I took Ellie outside, this is the best I got..
Are you for real? I am not posing out here it is mucky and cold.
So I tried Judy. She wasn’t much better as all she wanted to do was find fish.
Nanowrimo is on us , well we are half-way to the finish line and I am finding that squeezing in the hours to write is difficult for some reason this year. I think I have taken too much on and with too many ideas and with not much time on my hands I find though the words are flowing (31,000 is my tally to-date) I fear it will take much editing. I keep wondering how is everyone else managing to find the time?
Bob, as you can see is not impressed because he would much prefer if I was cooking Christmas cakes or puddings. And to make matters worse I put a picture of both of them on the header for the blog site.
I still do not know if this is his version of the evil eye or is he falling asleep?
Your opinions do count with me, him – I really don’t know.
Ellie had a surprise new experience. A visit to the doggy hairdresser. The results speak for themselves she was glowing and feeling good but Bob wasn’t so sure. He seemed to be suspicious of this perfumed version of his mad cap companion as you can see from these photos he is staying away.
Yes, Summer is definitely over, no more raspberries or blackcurrants to pick. The blackberries are rare to find these days but don’t worry he (Bob) has moved on to bigger and greater things…
I am hoping gravity takes over and one (a small one) hits him on the head because they are very nice apples and we would like to have a taste of one or two.