Category Archives: pets

Skinflint Monday: go to the beach for free.

On Sunday the kids and I drove to Mornington dog beach. The dachshund group on FB was having a walk there, so I thought it might be fun to see what it was like. They had a good turn-out, with … Continue reading

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Back to reality.

Sadly, the school term has started and I’m back at work. My holidays were pretty much spent in a haze of reading, Netflix, reading from a screen and then beach walking. A nap, then back to reading again. It was … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: is it time for another nanna nap?

Well, Christmas has come and gone, and it was as wonderful as always. In the week between it and new year’s I’ve read 9 novels, slept many nanna naps and seen quite a few Dr Phil shows. I also discovered … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: in Scout’s own words.

My Mum said that the council website (whatever that is) says that after Nov 1 each year until March 31, dogs are only allowed on the beach leash-free (wherever that is) from sunrise until 7AM. This morning, Poppy woke me … Continue reading

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So this happened…

Read this post to see where it all started. Milly has a lot to answer for, though anyone who ever thinks I won’t attain a goal once I set it… is an idiot. Once I met Milly I asked her … Continue reading

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Not bad for a 13 year old cat.

You know the feeling that you get when you wake up one morning and think, “I must beautify myself. I’m going to the hairdresser!!” I decided to try one closer to home, as up until now I’ve just kept going … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Poached eggs will never be the same again.

Life is pretty good at the moment. Only one week to go till the September holidays, when we can do this all the time if we want to. I had a birthday last week. Yes, 25 (again). Tom24 turned up … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Poppy’s puppies.

A couple of weeks ago I went down to Mooroopna to pick up Mrs Popplesfield. Jenny said that she was getting a bit sick of her puppies and that they were now old enough to not need their mother. Whoopee! … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Long-term goals keep you going.

Look at Jeffrey in the corner. He’s airborne! He loves his David22. We’re now in our fifth month at the new place and I’m loving it. I used to say nothing short of dynamite would get me from my old … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Pets Edition

This is the photos of Poppy’s daughter that I took last weekend. Meet Dottie and Debbie. I took Jeff down to the beach a couple of days ago. This is him realising that I wasn’t going to hang around waiting … Continue reading

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