Spent the day wandering around Esperance, a coastal town with a population of around 14,000 that grew up as a receiving port for settlers arriving to make their fortunes on the goldfields in the 1890s. The day was warm and sunny and we walked the esplanade soaking in the lush green curated lawns and fine … Continue reading Esperance
So it seems Juno is becoming quite the well traveled dog. Although he does not take too kindly to ripple strips, and there are issues with train whistles...and trains. And there is that sudden insane 2am bark at a sound that may or may not be signifying imminent zombie attack. And a tendency to luxuriate … Continue reading Juno and we.
Well, we are just about ready to head off on our big road trip. Ripley is all freshly lubricated and provisioned up and awaiting further instructions on the launchpad. Kelly is busy stocking the fridge. Big thanks to Brian and Rhonda for the homegrown chilli olives. And thanks to mum and dad for the 20 … Continue reading Trip departure imminent.
Recently whilst house-sitting for some friends I had to deal with a little incident involving their dog Grace, a voluminous poop, and a very expensive, thick pile rug.This required an extended cleaning intensive on my part to extract the particulate matter, followed by an emergency dash to the local shops to pick up a packet … Continue reading The simple genius of baking soda.
Big old lug of a bear dog. Gentle longfaced giant tagged with Grace. Our slow padding first-thing walks down to the jetty (she could drag me out to sea if she wanted) and back Breakfast all slopping then crunching then dripping from her ink brush moustache painting water-Morse trails through the house. Arthritis snags her … Continue reading Dog sitting.
My dog lay silver In the silver sun Belly up in absent trust. ... His lupine paws in sympathy with dreams of chase or being chased.