With immediate effect, I am not expecting to be doing much in the way of Posts or responding to Comments however, be assured that after about a couple of weeks, things should be back to normal. In the meantime, and with the holiday season approaching very fast, please consider the book lovers/readers on your list Continue reading
“Who Said I was up for Adoption?” was an interesting book to write because not only was Ray a huge education for me (being my first dog), but also because he impacted me emotionally on a consistent basis, and in many different ways. Continue reading
When I decided to document my first 18 months of living with Ray (resulting in “Who Said I was up for Adoption?”), it soon became obvious how Ray’s perspective on things would be very different from my own.
Ray was a very challenging dog**, and was an instant education for me in all things canine. Trying to understand almost 80lbs of rescued German Shepherd/Rottweiler with an attitude, produced sufficient material that each chapter in “Who Said I was up for Adoption?” was split into two parts … my perspective on the events, followed by how I envisaged Ray would see them. Continue reading
April 10 is not that far away is it … say 6 sleeps! What is going to happen then? Continue reading
Below is an excerpt from my book about Ray “Who Said I was up for Adoption?”
Context: I was outside our Humane Society, and in a squat position with my back against a fence, when Ray started walking directly towards me, and somewhat menacingly. He was clearly on a mission! Continue reading
On this day in 2013, we took Ray home with us. As many of you know, he was very different from the dog that I envisaged having as my first dog! In fact the only criteria he met was that he was a “good size dog”! It is all now history, but the question often comes up “Did you adopt Ray, or did he adopt you?” Continue reading