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The other day I was walking with Lilo and my friend. Lilo vanished, which she does, by magic - one second she is walking delicately alongside and the next - she simply isn't. She reappeared on a bit of a...

Since I last wrote my parents have moved in to a caravan in our backyard while they wait for their villa at a local retirement village to be completed. They've been with us for a month and Wiz and Lucy...

Not everyone is keen to take on a slightly older hound so I thought I'd tell you a little bit about Pippi and hopefully dispel a few myths along the way. Pippi is 7 years old and, like many black...

DEEP CHEST; DEEP HEART by Sandy de Kock

Presented at Space Gallery, Wanganui, 16th January 2016.

An exhibition of oil paintings and digital works celebrating my passion and love for the Greyhound.

"Perhaps one central reason for...

Warning: This article comes with a Government Health Warning and is not intended for the squeamish reader.

After a series of bizarre incidents I have come to the conclusion that a statement is being made about my garden seating...

If you have a bit of time on your hands this summer why not try out your kitchen skills with the below recipe.

Kindly supplied by Maureen Irvine from Colville. Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup unsalted butter...

I've been sitting here for hours trying to recall what's happened in Wiz and Lucy's lives over the past two months and the answer is, as is almost always the case, a collection of small instances and occurrences that all...

Lilo had settled in. Yes, the perfect child had come to stay. We proudly went out for walks, the New Kid on the Block was admired and talked about and it was all very jolly. People rightly and wisely advised...

Sunny (Ibiza Fling) is settling in very nicely. He and Penny (our Rottie) get on so well, they have not had one disagreement. Sunny is now a Canine Friends dog (pet therapy) and has had 2 visits to the Rest...

Smiler lives with his friend Bree the nuggety cattle dog just outside Helensville on 5 acres. They went down for their annual vaccinations recently and the Vet asked if she could take a blood sample from him.

Up came...