Tag Archives: Devon

D is for Dogs, Devon and Defecation

Today, while walking Dog, I scuffed some autumn leaves, a joyous childish game that took me back to… my memories crashed against reality as that oh so familiar smell stopped me in my tracks. In amongst the crunchy foliage a … Continue reading

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West Country Disasters

Recently, a story appeared in the press about a family who won a ¬£3 million house in the West Country in a raffle. It was their ‘dream’ home, hardly surprisingly. And the pictures of the setting seemed spectacular. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Hunted #holidaymemories

Today, a dog, not Dog, some black-brown-drool combo rather randomly decided to check if his paws could reach my shoulders. To say I was taken off guard is rather like saying I’m not surprised when my children offer to buy … Continue reading

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Dickhead tours – revisted #holidays

A while back I posted about my experiences as a holiday organiser and why it was not a complete success. As we enter the summer holiday season I thought I might return to the subject for those of you who … Continue reading

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Dickhead tours

Back in the mid 1990s, when the Lawyer and the Vet were small we regularly holidayed in Devon. Soon enough this became a tradition – the early start, the Little Chef breakfast and the difficult choice of¬†Butterfly farm/Otter sanctuary/model railway … Continue reading

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