Tag Archives: poodle

Adopting a dog – or two (Rousse)

The latest row between DTJ and KJ was also their last.¬† DTJ took the children, and KJ his younger girlfriend. Neither wanted the dogs. TPR would be furious, but the grey miniature poodle and tiny white bichon frise were coming … Continue reading

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Salmond recruits dogs and dolphins to support Scottish independence bid (Rousse)

The white poodle was reluctant to leave his post – literally. Following the instruction of Alex Salmond, the dog had been guarding the long wooden stick ever since the Scottish independence referendum was first announced. I persuaded him that his … Continue reading

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Bimbo’s return (Rousse)

My colleague ST clearly did not expect to see me at work that day. She’d taken over the whole office by moving the furniture around and inviting in a whole hoard of students. Now there was nowhere for me to … Continue reading

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Poodle puppies and the promise of an operation (Rousse)

TPR had been keeping a secret. I had no inkling of the pregnancy, but when I walked into the kitchen and found a new litter of tiny grey poodles I was overcome with joy. Then I panicked. How could we … Continue reading

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Top wedding style and a most unusual gift (Rousse)

My parents laid on the party at the White House as a combined hen and stag night for SB and fianc√© AG. The date was chosen to take advantage of the ceilidh on the beach, a short walk along the … Continue reading

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A labrador, a poodle and a Yorkshire terrier (Rousse)

The meeting took place at the dining room table of my grandmother’s house in Corbridge. Given that the location was so special to me, I thought that my colleagues could have been more patient when I interrupted the proceedings with … Continue reading

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Three in a bed(room) and an unusual pet (Rousse)

What kind of “romantic” hotel squeezes an extra bed into the room, then lets it to an additional guest? This one, apparently. It wasn’t until after breakfast that we met the small dark woman who had spent the night just … Continue reading

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