Live in Leeds

Louis was on parade at the Midland & Northern Rhodesian Ridgeback Club open show today. He did well, coming first in his class of Limit Dog of six dogs in total. Louis behaved well all day but was glad to get back to his sofa and the control of the tv remote. As he won … Read more

When will it stop raining?

Global warming means slightly warmer rain on this side of the Pennines. The outcome of this is that bit by bit our garden is being brought in to the house on the bottom of four paws.

How difficult can a blog be?

I wanted to create a blog for Louis (in the full knowledge that probably I’m the only one going to be reading the thing anyway). I didn’t want to use anything that wasn’t on my server and did some investigating. Choices were limited as I found out my cheap hosting package doesn’t support MySql which … Read more


We were at Crufts on Sunday. Early start, leaving the house at 5:30am. I don’t watch Louis in the show ring as I’m his personal chew toy and would be too much of a distraction. Unfortunately Louis didn’t get a place but we’ll try again next year. The place was rammed with people and doggies. … Read more