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Walking the dog: Please can we go for a walk now? Places to walk the dog.

Places to Walk the Dog

We have often struggled with finding places to walk the dog.  Floppy used to be great on the lead as a small puppy.  I used to take her on three walks per day, which she loved.  Walking her around town and by the riverside was very relaxing for all of us.  Plus, Floppy burned off that puppy energy which stopped her getting into mischief as much.

Pulling on the Lead

Fast forward a year and Floppy suddenly became hard work on the lead.  As she became bigger, she became much stronger.  So much so that she pulled me over a few times.  After that, I only took her for a walk down the fields near my Mum and Dad’s house.  I was worried that I could not control her well enough in a busy area with two children too. Continue reading Places to Walk the Dog

The Skeleton

The Skeleton #WordlessWednesday
The Skeleton #WordlessWednesday

I wasn’t entirely sure that I wanted to visit the Body Worlds: The Happiness Project in Amsterdam.  Once we were in there though, I was very pleased that we had taken the time to learn more about the human body.  This exhibition is by Gunther von Hagens and I seem to remember him doing some lectures on the television some time ago, that I found very interesting.  Continue reading The Skeleton