Category: Memoirs


The Lengths Some Will Go To….

1am Sunday 1st February: I was woken to the sound of Indy whimpering and trembling!  Immediately I rushed Indy to the Animal Emergency Centre. The on duty vet commenced triage of Indy’s presenting condition;...


Home For The Holidays!

Amber and Indy are finding it very hard to get back into “work mode”. Who can blame them!  We stayed home for the holidays, which means they have just spent the last few weeks...


Merry Christmas 2014

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Never Work With Children Or Animals!

Last week I decided I wanted to get a really cute photo of Amber and Indy in their Christmas T-shirts for our facebook cover page. I did eventually get a nice photo which is...


The Merry Adventures In Sherwood Forest!

OK so not the actual “Sherwood Forest” where you expect to come across “Robin Hood” and his band of “Merry Men”, rather Brisbane’s “Sherwood Arboretum” which was established in the early 1920’s is just...


Play Date – Lili & Jack

Amber and Indy had a doggie play date on the weekend! First to arrive was Lili.  Amber and Indy were so excited to have someone new to play with! Lili on the other hand,...



I have so many fond and happy memories of the years spent with Corey.  One in particular was our bike rides.  Corey was 16 years old and finding it a little more difficult to...


No More Mr. Drooly Face?

After a recommended break from driving anywhere, the time had come to start working on those tiny steps to ‘reprogram’ Indy’s feeling of dread as soon as we get into the car.  I had...


Good Golly, Miss Molly

Amber has a Kelpie friend named Bundy. He is a stunning looking red dog that would never have made it in the herding world. Sure in typical working breed nature he is high energy...


In Deep Water?

Corey was never much of a water baby.  Don’t get me wrong, he loved nothing more than going to the beach, digging in the sand, chasing seagulls and crabs. He did not though enjoy...