Arlene and two adopted dogs.

Just a blog from someone who loves to communicate with other dog owners

Monthly Archives: March, 2011

To-day Monday

Just a quick blog, I went market early this morning as I wanted to catch the garden stall before the world and his wife bought up the best and most popular plants. I managed to get pretty much what I wanted Two Vibirnum and a Pittosporum. I wanted a new Firethorn as mine got totally …

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Stripping Off

Ah, just as I was about to start this post, I put a cassette in the cassette player, I’ve got scads of compilation tapes, that I’ve made up over the years when you used to get what I call, good music on the radio, plus transferred from old 45’s [remember them] ? first one that …

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Physio and to-day’s walk

Hi all and thanks for your sympathetic comments to my Physio blog, I tried not to make it sound like a ‘poor me’ sort of whinge, but asking Why the physio, and the lack of info on the merits, as, as Chip says the damage was irreparable anyhow. It is a strange affliction, as although …

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Physiotherapy etcetera.

To-day I managed to get into the garden for the first time in a week and hoped to get some quality work done, well I planted and hoed,and swept leaves and weeded. I stopped at 5.30 pm to walk the dogs, and boy did I ache, I could hardly drag myself up the slopes from …

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I started out to make this a gardening blog in reply to Sheila’s post, but i am getting a bit worried, Let me explain, A girl friend suggested on Monday I come to her place for lunch/tea, I said yeah good, as she had another appointment at noon she’d call me as soon as she …

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The Phone Call

This morning the phone rang, I picked it up and a voice on the other end said is that you Arlene? it’s Jean H here, right away I had a premonition, and said, ‘you’re going to tell me some bad news aren’t you’ she said ‘yes’ Fergie died last night. I had a pang of …

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Flowers and a Butterfly

Yesterday was such a beautiful day I thought I’d take a few pics of my camellia flowers, Now they’re not any better than anyone else’s flowers,but they’re mine, and also I want to try and paint them for a change from dogs. camellias VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Also I remembered to take the camera …

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Taking a break

It’s such a beautiful day here to-day, I had an extra long walk down the beach after a good house clean up session and some boring food shopping. In the supermarket to-day, I was hanging around the cake counter wondering whether or not I should give way to temptation, I did, and picked up a …

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Getting things

When I got my new sink the tap was [and still is] very high, so when you turned on the water everything got soaked, and as I’ve got the electric kettle near it could have been nasty.I searched several shops looking for a tap nozzle, I did find one but it fell off when you …

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To-day

One horrible nasty day, so I’m having a moan,  I just couldn’t unwind last night, so took a half sleeping pill and set the alarm for 6.30 am was still wide awake at 1.oo am.  When the alarm went off it took me a while to get going as I felt so sleepy. Looked out …

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