• ART,  THINGS

    BASSET MOMMA

    If you've read earlier posts you'll know I have two chiweenies in my 'pack' that have weaseled their way into my life in a way only tiny lapdogs can do. We've long ago given up thinking of them as 'dogs' and now they're just family members. I'm not sure how I got here. I've always believed dogs were family pets…

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    A CERTAIN LACK OF LOGIC

    There are many things about life that confuse me and most of them will continue to do so, but maybe someone could shed some light on something that I can’t get my head around – how come animal shelters are overloaded with abandoned dogs and cats and yet they refuse to allow people working full-time to adopt the animals? They also…

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    DOGGED DISCRIMINATION

     If I was to blog about a notice erected by a Local Authority in Ireland indicating that the amenity they set up with public funds was off limits to people of certain nationalities – lets say German, Zimbabwean, American, English, or Japanese – because the ignorance of received wisdom indicated they were more agressive than other nationalities and especially the…