Archive for: Pets and Other Wildlife

Jun 14th, 2008


You’re Prufrock and Other Observations! by T.S. Eliot Though you are very short and often overshadowed, your voice is poeticand lyrical. Dark and brooding, you see the world as a hopeless effort of people tryingto impress other people. Though you make reference to almost everything, you’ve reallyheard enough about Michelangelo. You measure out your life […]

Jun 11th, 2008

Adventures in dog ownership

Bloody dogs, in particular the ones which escape from backyards and wander the streets unattended. So. Brendan (who, I might point out, REALLY doesn’t like dogs) and I were walking Clara up to the school to meet the kids and we get stopped by this guy who is looking for Pymble Station, had no map, […]

Jun 5th, 2008

I went to work today

Now that’s something I haven’t said in about 11.5 years! Yep I’m back in the paid workforce, just 2 half-days a week at the moment and nicely flexible when it comes to school holidays and the like. I’m not sure how much work they’ll have for me going forward (and of course there’s the whole […]

May 18th, 2008

To sprawl or to snuggle that is the question

Clara had been an outside dog before she came to live with us (what with her family renting the house they were in and all) but lounges seemed to hold no mystery at all. She knew exactly what they were for as soon as she saw them. When no-one else is sitting in the lounge […]

May 15th, 2008

All worn out

All I did was give her a bath! She slept like this, sprawled out in the sun, for a good hour and a half, not even looking up when I came to the door to see why she was being so quiet. It seems getting wet is seriously exhausting.

May 6th, 2008

Introduction time

Meet Clara. She brought one of her toys with her when she came to live with us. She’s pretty keen to have people play with her (note slightly blurred tip of the tail, there’s some high speed wagging happening here). This afternoon I bought her a new toy, she’s not so keen to share that […]