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Teenage Tantrums And Going Back To Basics

It seems that shaving CJ last month has had unfortunate consequences. She now hates us – specifically me. Advertisements

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The Problems Of Walking A Black Dog At Night

“Um… CJ?” The past week has seen me walking CJ for a few evenings and once in the morning. It has raised some interesting questions, namely – how the hell do you keep track of a black dog in a … Continue reading

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How Peace Was Achieved Between Man And Dog… With New Toys!

“Please play with me.” CJ is currently doing laps of the living room while I write this. I’m sat on the sofa and she is running around me like she’s on fire. I don’t know why – she should be … Continue reading

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“She’ll Come Back. She’ll Be Right Back… OK, She’s Not Coming Back.”

“New people! I shall chase them!” As Helen had dissertation work to do at the weekend, I was left to entertain CJ for the whole of Saturday – however I already had plans of my own. It was set to … Continue reading

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Stop Whining And Go To Sleep!

How do you make a puppy shut up and go to sleep? Well, I’m reliably informed that sleeping pills, whiskey and chocolate do the trick, but there is every chance they will not wake up again… so that’s out. That … Continue reading

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Initial Teething Problems… In That She Keeps Biting Me

“Yeah, those are my fingers.” So at the end of the first week, things are still going ok. Helen is doing all the work, waking up at 3am to let CJ out to do her business, picking up any waste … Continue reading

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“Ooh. Aah. That’s How It Starts, Then There’s Barking… And Biting.”

“So… we meet again.” In ye olden days, captains would perform a final tour of their ship before a hopeless battle. On Tuesday morning, I did a final¬†walk-through¬†of my home before our new occupant arrived. I looked wistfully at the … Continue reading

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