Tag Archives: dog

Jan 18th, 2013

Friday Fragments – Heatwave edition

It’s been quite some time since I’ve put together a Friday Fragments post, let’s see if I remember how this goes! Today has been the hottest day ever on record in Sydney, 45.8°C (114.4°F) at Observatory Hill in the city. My Twitter stream and Facebook newsfeed are full of screenshots of people’s weather apps and […]

Feb 24th, 2012

Pilfering possum

I have been feeding the cats on a bench seat on the front deck lately in order that they might enjoy their food at their own leisurely pace and not have to bolt dinner down before the dog comes along and steals it. I don’t think the plan is working quite as I intended. Despite […]

Dec 12th, 2011

Rainy Monday

It’s 18°C and rainy today. I’m not complaining though because, as much as I like sunny weather, sunshine at this time of year tends to come with hideous heat. Clara is less pleased, what with her “No it’s fine, you can’t make me go out into that wet stuff, I don’t need to pee EVER […]

Jun 29th, 2011

Wordless-ish Wednesday

Tom spent a good part of Sunday afternoon and of Monday morning like this. I was amazed that Clara put up with it for as long as she did. Tom has generously shared the lurgi that got him sent home from school on Friday with most of the family. Dave was the first to go […]

Mar 2nd, 2011

When needs must

This evening Caitlin, Tom and I were sitting on the 2 seater lounge together watching TV (Adam Hills in Gordon Street Tonight), Adam was sitting on the other lounge, the 3 seater one, all by himself. Clara began by walking restlessly around the lounge room, she barked at invisible people in the cul-de-sac and was […]

Nov 26th, 2010

Pets

My first pet was a grey tabby cat named Tiddles. He walked out of the bush across the road from our house when I was a baby and took up residence. Me at 6 months old with Tiddles Me (13 months) saying “aaah” to Tiddles Note the no hands touching pose, I gather it had […]