Tag Archives: animals

A four-legged thank you

I feel compelled to blog tonight about one of the most important things in my life and that is having animal companions. I can’t remember a time in my life when animals have not been part of it.  Today my … Continue reading

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A thank you to four-legged friends

One of my earliest memories was being bounced from room to room by our black Labrador. Lots of people would say I was too young to really remember it but I know my mind was not playing tricks I laughed … Continue reading

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A new start

I have welcomed a new member into our family. It has been a decision that has taken a few weeks and it wasn’t something that I rushed into. But today we brought the little rescue gerbil Albert into our home. … Continue reading

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Keeping what matters

When I was younger the only job I wanted to do was to be a vet. I think I must have watched a lot of All Creatures Great and Small (for those old enough to remember that programme) or I … Continue reading

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Coping with grief

I wrote at the weekend about the challenge of saying goodbye. Then it was about having to hand back two little gerbils that I had been looking after. Tonight I am in the same place again only this time I … Continue reading

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Tips for survival

This has been a tough week across the world. There have been a number of high profile and violent incidents that have stuck in my mind. Alongside all this hatred and fear there has been a huge outpouring of love … Continue reading

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Reflections on kindness

I like many other people was horrified to see the death of a dolphin in Argentina that had been passed around while people took photographs. It showed a complete lack of understanding about what was happening and the fact they … Continue reading

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