Tag Archives: dog

French Barking Dogs

Why do French dogs seem to bark more? Every time we take our dog for a walk (and also when our dog is not with is), we always set off all visible and even non-visible dogs barking.  The ones we can’t see are encouraged to bark by the others who are barking. I don’t know… Read More »

More Bad Weather and Algae

Although there were some fantastically hot and dry days earlier, it has been raining off and on since the weather turned, accompanied by high winds. The shutters outside the windows are working themselves loose and banging into the windows.  I could close them but then the house would be in darkness. I hear lots of bangs and see the… Read More »

Dog Nights, and Bites

Unlike my sketch here of our dog in deep slumber (looking like a hairy piglet, but his hind legs do resemble one), I had a bad night of sleep mostly due to him. This was during the height of the bee invasion. I was putting out the rubbish bins for next morning collection when the dog darted out of the gate… Read More »

The Birds and the Bees…and Dogs

I was granted a few of days of moderate sun after my arrival with the furniture, I had found an insect cemetery by a window in one of the rooms I was to live in, and I thought it was probably due to something that had been left on the floor previously. Over the next few days more wasps, as I thought them, arrived… Read More »