This morning Kelly, Juno and I all went out to visit the Australian War Memorial to see the handcrafted poppies display. The 11th November 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, and to mark the occasion 62,000 handcrafted poppies have been planted in the memorial's grounds. The poppies were knitted … Continue reading Poppies and the dogs of war.
Simply a photo of my first Dog...Dusty. Sadly, I really cannot remember all that much about him. I wish I could, he looks like a very cool dog.
It was a magnificent spring morning here in Canberra today, so I decided to take Juno out and get amongst it all. Before heading off a few preparatory tasks were required. First up, take my daily spring dose of antihistamine 'cause it's that time of the year and right now the pollen is thick on … Continue reading The Sculpture Garden.
Juno tends to be a bit of a people magnet, which is funny as he really is much more interested in making friends with other dogs than humans. But the collateral fallout from his magnetism is we get to meet plenty of new people when out and about. Juno acts as a touchstone to start … Continue reading Our magnetic dog.
And when I say Pit Bull I include Staffordshire Bull Terriers etc. And when I say bejeezus, I mean shit-balls. Traveling in our camper van often necessitates walking Juno in unfamiliar environments. On a few occasions we have come across unsupervised or unleashed dogs out in public spaces. Most of the time this has been … Continue reading Pit Bull Dogs mostly scare the bejeezus out of me.