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Chinese New Year is one of the most significant and important festivals in the Chinese calendar.

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Cock-a-doodle do! It’s Year of the Yin Rooster!

It’s Chinese New Year and we wish you “Kung Hei Fat Choy” which translates into “Wishing you great prosperity” – a greeting that is said to each other during the 15 days of celebration.

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Three little signs of “hope”

When the avalanche came down on the Gran Sasso mountain in the Abruzzo region in Italy, the rescue team has since been searching for any signs of life at the location of the Hotel Rigopiano.. Read more…

A trip to Chinatown turned into an encounter with history

It was a Saturday morning, and Mummy took me to Chinatown to look at the Chinese lanterns all hung up for the upcoming festivities of the Chinese New Year. Read more…

A day of reflection, a day of hope

It’s funny isn’t it? From one day we look back and reflect and on the next, we are full of hope. Hope that in the coming days and months that there will be peace, there will be joy, there will be love in our lives. Read more…

On this eighth night of Hanukkah …

Nine candles were lit. Read more…

A Cotswolds Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! We are in the lovely Cotswolds – picturesque England! Read more…

One candle tonight …

Tonight, we light the first candle on the menorah for Hanukkah. Read more…

Merry Christmas to all our friends

It’s Christmas Eve … and Father Christmas will be visiting soon. Tonight, we’ll sleep by the fireplace and bark when he comes down the chimney – so Mummy could meet him!  She told us she has yet to meet the real one.
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Wearing Pudsey ears for our Little Hoomans in need

Mummy bought us some Pudsey ears today so we can give back a little to hoomans. Read more…

“We will remember them.”

Today is Remembrance Sunday. Read more…

Has the world changed?

We think a large part of the world’s population stayed up last night glued to the TV – but not us.

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Time to wear our poppies

The Poppy Appeal has begun … Read more…

Hello Mr. Pumpkin Head!

You don’t scare me. You’re just a face some hooman carved out of a pumpkin. So I am going to give you a kiss  because I am not frightened away by your scary expression.

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Bretagne, the last of the 9/11 canine heroes

In the aftermath of 9/11, more than 100 dogs scoured the twisted pile of concrete and ash where the World Trade Center once stood.  They worked endlessly to assist the rescue teams in search of survivors at Ground Zero.

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Now can we go to sleep?

The Olympics is finally over! And we can all have quiet nights once more. Read more…

And the race is on …

We’ve been watching the Olympics every night so we know what a race entails …

We were preparing for our own Olympics “hurdles” race – just me and George. Read more…

An international gathering – in the spirit of Olympism

In the spirit of the Olympics, we had an international gathering at Kensington Gardens. Read more…

Catching up on the news

Georgie, something has happened while we were away for a few days. Read more…

Blond on blond

Can you see me?  I’m standing in one of the four Summer Houses that is an extension of the annual Serpentine Architecture Programme.  Read more…

Mynd Cymru!

I know I hail from Wales, but do you think I look good with a football?  Read more…

It’s a new dawn

“It’s a new dawn
It’s a new day
It’s a new life … Read more…

Eeny-meeny-miny-moe!

We woke up this morning with a sense of anticipation … Read more…

IN or OUT

Tomorrow we vote … Read more…

Good night, Mr. Sun

You must be tired.  It’s been a long day for you even though you were hidden behind the clouds most of today, overshadowed by the rain today, you were still up there. We know because you kept us warm. Read more…

You’re up very early, Mr. Sun!

Good morning, Mr. Sun! Long day ahead for you – 17 hours of lighting up our skies. Read more…

Who’s your Daddy?

My father is Ginger, a miniature apricot toy poodle.  I do take my colouring from him. Read more…

Should I stay or should I go?

One more week to make up our minds, but Mummy and I were wondering if the Referendum will affect our travels to Europe if the UK exits the EU. Read more…

Happy Birthday, Ma’am!

Yesterday was the day of street parties all over the UK – and we had organised our own – doggy-focused street party! Read more…

A service of Thanksgiving

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. Psalm 121.1IMG_0687 Read more…