Rusty on the Meadows.

  I felt that it was time for a Rusty update…….. He has had a momentous couple of months, and has come out of it all splendidly – looking healthy, happy and extremely handsome – as you can see from the above image ! He has certainly become my beloved pet, and probably the most…

Rusty’s Birthday Trip to the Beach

It was Rusty’s 2nd Birthday yesterday, and he had never seen the sea – so we decided to take him to Walton on the Naze for a special treat…… At the Naze itself, situated away from the ‘seaside’ area of Walton, is a fantastic area of crumbling iron-stained cliffs – made up of sand deposits…

Clover, Merlin & Rusty in the Orchards

Yesterday, in the glorious Boxted sunshine, Rusty and I went for our long-awaited walk in the Orchards with my friend Lisa – and her dogs Clover and Merlin.  I was so excited about the prospect of Rusty being able to mix with other dogs properly, rather than just meeting one or two as we passed…

Rusty’s Springtime Walk – Spouses Vale Circuit.

We took Rusty to Spouses Vale on Sunday, amongst a glorious carpet of bluebells. The woodland was breathtakingly beautiful and I took numerous photographs of the flowers. Interestingly, this image of Rusty surrounded by the bluebells was my most successful shot of the woods, as it brought the springtime scene to life for me…. I…

Rusty and the Boxted Walnut Orchards……

Boxted Walnut Orchards is one of my favourite places on this huge planet…. It is as tranquil as it is stunningly beautiful. It is rural England at its very best – unspoilt, natural – and yet enjoyed by our small community as a place to meet up, relax, walk our dogs, and enjoy the wide…

Rusty – one month on…..

Rusty has been living with me for just over a month, and he is fast approaching his 2nd Birthday on the 19th April. Time seems to have flown by since the day that I first introduced the poorly, wound-covered labrador into my home. We have forged a friendship that is as precious as it is…