Category Archives: dogs

2+ months: Sex, death and champagne.

I had a good month… That was all the time I actually spent in the UK with the lovely Sir English. We drank champagne and ate cake… Made-out on the banks of some river while being ogled by intrusive sheep… … Continue reading

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Welcome to the ‘Man-Cave’

The voyage via ferry from The Netherlands to The UK was uneventful to say the least. Feeling abunbdantly sorry for my travelling companion Miss Big-Paws  – I spent most of the time sitting in the ship’s kennel room keeping her company. Upon … Continue reading

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Departures and (various) Entries…

THE PRE-DEPARTURE I decided months ago I was not going to spend my entire summer in a social coma dressed in my pyjamas 24-7, sitting in bed, a Linda Blair-Cyndi Lauper hybrid, yet again watching the complete series of Doctor Who … Continue reading

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The Loss…

Looking back on the 31st of December: The morning I was due to arrive in Toronto for New Years Eve, walking a thin line of sanity obsessing whether or not I should get on the next flight the airline had me booked … Continue reading

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24 hrs. of compliments, mini mind-f’cks, and holy-grails

Yesterday was hard. In only a few days I had gone from 100 to zero. Feeling defeated by ‘Atlas’ – A metaphorical ‘Olympic Gold Winner’ in the Hot and Cold Games, in a moment of weakness and sadist stupidity I called … Continue reading

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Talk is cheap. Now go wash your hands and bedsheets from last weekend.

I’ll be hard pressed to get duped again. My gut is/was trying to tell me something. It’s still not clear, however  despite our most recent conversation (below) – I had a feeling something was up with Atlas. Last weekend he … Continue reading

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10,000 mosquitoes and my date with a ham sandwich

My most recent process of elimination has members of ‘The Cakes McCain Peanut Gallery’ running through the proverbial revolving door (and subsequent deleting of their numbers from my cel). This is proving to be increasingly useful as it seems to be … Continue reading

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