Tag Archives: Blitzen

What To Do When Going Bonkers: Part Next

Last time it was rugging the cat and digging up the musical past. Today and yesterday, with the ridiculously lovely weather, a pink moon that wasn’t And social distancing being re-branded as individual distancing, I carried on the deep spring … Continue reading

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A Dog? You Want A Dog?

The Le Pard home, circa 2002 comprised four humans of various sizes, sexes and sophistications, two cats, two tortoises, the last survivors of a tropical fish experiment and a dozen whistling cockroaches. In considering the decision-making structure that existed back … Continue reading

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So you want a dog, do you?

I’ve written recently about interviewing and being interviewed, in connection with a job but the most tortuous interview process I’ve been through involved our first toe-dipping into the world of dog re-homing. The Le Pard home, circa 2002 comprised four … Continue reading

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