ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Cats

2 CATS, 1 NURSERY AND A WHOLE LOTTA LOVE

“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” ― Albert Schweitzer   This is the story of Ninha and Lucky, the nursery cats. I could hardly believe my eyes.  As the man wheeled out the wooden trolley, a cheeky striped cat hopped on and was clearly delighted to… Continue reading 2 CATS, 1 NURSERY AND A WHOLE LOTTA LOVE

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Dogs

If you are going to run away – always, always take a dog

“The relationship between a dog and a human is always complicated. The two know each other in a way nobody else quite understands, a connection shrouded in personal history, temperament, experience, instinct, and love.” ― Jon Katz, A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me I ran away from home when I was 9 and three… Continue reading If you are going to run away – always, always take a dog

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Cats

THE CAT WHO WORE MAKE UP

 Once upon a time ... there was a cat called Lexie, a hand-me-down cat from a previous human family who were moving house and didn't want her any longer. Lexie lived in a small house with her new human and two other cats called Chiquita and Pepito.  She wasn't a snob or stuck up like… Continue reading THE CAT WHO WORE MAKE UP

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Dogs

STEADFAST AS A STAFFIE

It's hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a good sense of humor.” ― Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie The moment I walked onto the patio, she began showing off and acting like a clown.  When I paid no heed to her mad antics, she rewarded me with incessant barking; "Look at me!… Continue reading STEADFAST AS A STAFFIE

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Dogs

ALL IN THE LINE OF DUTY

There is a hope that a dog injects into every walk, more than a hope - an expectation, really - that this is going to be something wonderful. 'You'll see, says the dog, something great is going to happen- just you wait.'" ― John Zeaman, Dog Walks Man: A Six-Legged Odyssey One of the drawbacks… Continue reading ALL IN THE LINE OF DUTY

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Cats

CAT STALKING REQUIRES SKILL

When stalking one’s prey, it is best to take one’s time. Say nothing, and as sure as eggs he will become curious and emerge.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird Lately I've been stalking strange cats in our village in search of material for an upcoming project.   I know! The cats are puzzled,… Continue reading CAT STALKING REQUIRES SKILL

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OTHER PHOTOGRAPHY

RARE AS ROCKING-HORSE POO

Endless conversation about change is the barrier to actually committing to doing something and then acting is what is required" - David Jakes Guess what's as rare as Rocking-Horse poo?  People who say they are going to do something and then actually do it! I recently spent a fabulous, albeit hectic week in the "Big Smoke" with one… Continue reading RARE AS ROCKING-HORSE POO

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Dogs

HOW MUCH IS THAT BOBBY IN THE WINDOW?

How much is that doggie in the window? The one with the waggly tail. How much is that doggie in the window? I do hope that doggie's for sale. I must take a trip to California, And leave my poor sweet-heart alone. If he has a doggie, he won't be lonesome. And the doggie will… Continue reading HOW MUCH IS THAT BOBBY IN THE WINDOW?