I love writing about my dog, but I get bored of repeating the word ‘dog’. In my blog posts I often refer to my four-legged surrogate child as ‘pooch’ or ‘furry friend’ or ‘four-legged friend’. I recently came across my favourite name so far – ‘Pruppet’. ‘Pruppet’ was coined by the CrimeJunkie podcaster Ashley Flowers. If you listen to the CrimeJunkie podcast you’ll be familiar with the ‘Pruppet of the month‘ section.
Anyway, it got me thinking. What do you call your dog?
In the UK Mother’s Day (or ‘Mothering Sunday’) is the fourth Sunday of the Christian festival of lent. Historically on this day people were allowed to travel back to their family home to visit their homes, ‘mother churches’ and mother. Today Mother’s Day is still celebrated in the UK and it is customary to bring…Read More
Farleigh Hungerford Castle is an English Heritage owned/managed castle ruin that is dog-friendly! We had read that you could take your dog around the grounds before travelling, but were very pleasantly surprised to learn that you can take dogs into all of the inside areas (i.e., the chapel, shop, and museum area). They even have…Read More
Christmas, and many other religious celebrations, is nearly here (where has this year gone?!) and we’ve been thinking about gifts for our pooch. Although we often bow to the convenience of Amazon and other large chains, we are believers in shopping local as much as possible and supporting independents and/or charitable causes (see our post…Read More
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