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A Halloween Visit to Stokesay Castle

In an effort to make good use of our family subscription to English Heritage, my husband and I recently took the children for a visit to Stokesay Castle in Shropshire. It is a beautiful place, and we had a very … Continue reading

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Best of British – 101 Ideas for Having Fun with the Kids this Summer

I am pleased to share with you a little project that I recently collaborated on. May I introduce a brand new FREE book that you can download: Best of British – 101 Ideas for Having Fun with the Kids this … Continue reading

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Hello World! Here I Am

I recently enrolled on the WordPress Blogging101 online university course. Having been registered with my blog for over 5 years, and having not achieved the world domination that I originally (and naively) expected, I decided to seek help. And help … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge – Delightful Doggy Distractions!

Today is Friday, and here in the UK our schools finish for two weeks of Easter holidays, hooray (I think!). My eldest daughter is at pre-school and her term dates correspond with our local schools, so I am making the … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Be a Show Dog, Baxter! #StaffyLove

I decided today that I must fire my dog. I mean, sack him! He’s supposed to be a guard dog, but this week he failed spectacularly in that task, although fortunately it wasn’t a situation that required any serious intervention. … Continue reading

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#SofterThanYouThink My Staffordshire Bull Terrier

I have been prompted to write this post in response to an emailed newsletter from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London. Although I have never visited that particular dogs’ home since it is in a different part of the … Continue reading

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Big Dogs Gone Bad; the Dangerous Dogs Discussion

Today the UK headlines are dominated by the tragic story of a schoolgirl from Greater Manchester who was possibly mauled to death by four or five dogs in a private residence. I have only heard the story on BBC Radio … Continue reading

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Dogfriendly Photo Competition – A Cheeky Request

Hello my friends! I have entered my dog, Baxter, into a photo competition on Facebook, and we would very much appreciate it if you could check out his photos and click ‘like’ in the Dogfriendly album. Thank you enormously! Baxter … Continue reading

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The Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a very misunderstood breed of dog. In recent years these animals have been bred for dog fighting and have been used as so called ‘status’ dogs among gangs of youths. It is a shame that … Continue reading

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Baxter’s Collar

Wednesday 14th July 2010 I woke feeling ill today.  At three months’ pregnant that is to be expected, but this wasn’t made any easier by my Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross, Baxter.  Two weeks’ ago he cut his foot while out … Continue reading

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