Lottie here and I’m not a happy Scottie! After breakfast, instead of our usual mooch in the woods, it was a rush to the car. Now that can be very GOOD ‘cos it often means a journey to one of our other gardens for those interesting messages you leave but it can also be very BAD and today it was BAAAD. I’m feeling OK ‘cos it was good news and I only had a little injection and Mum and Dad are very pleased with me. They said it was OK for one ONE????? gravy bone. I’m on a special diet for my kidneys – I’m not overweight (although I would be if I was in charge of the food bowl). I’m not that keen on exercise – never have been (except on Trimingham beach). That’s ‘cos I spent so many years in a little hard cage and I don’t like to leave my (sorry, Rosie’s) lovely soft bed. I have to trot around our land (you can too if you stay at Stables Cottage) ‘cos Mum and Dad make me. I love it really as there are so many smells, mmm fox is my favourite. Anyway, I’m off to sulk – ONE gravy bone indeed huh!!!!
Lottie and Rosie here and oh my goodness, we can’t believe how long it has been since we blogged – you will all have forgotten us (we deserve that). Mum says the gravy bones we have been eating have been un-earned income, so will be taken off our yearly allowance.
We have been on our travels and we have to say, we can’t decide where we like best. We just love romping on the beaches in Dorset when we are staying at Clematis Cottage and we don’t want to leave.
But then we come back to Derbyshire and we have our lovely woodlands to mooch around in and the waterfall to splash in too
Then we are off to Glyn’s View in Snowdonia and it is sooo quiet, we have to do some barking to liven things up and Mum strongly suggests that we SHUT UP or she won’t take us to Black Rock Sands to swim
Then we come back to the Peak District again so Mum can enjoy ‘our’ Bluebells. That can be a bit of a nuisance because we are told not to run around in them and that is quite difficult, especially if Tufty ‘our’ white Pheasant decides to tease us
There’s no rest for the wicked, so that’s us off busy travelling again to Milestone Barn in Norfolk to check out sniffs on Trimingham beach. Now rescue boys and girls – you will know about this. We call this Lottie’s favourite beach. We didn’t know she could run when she first came to live with us because she had been kept in such a small cage all her life and she just pottered around. BUT when she got on to Trimingham beach, she didn’t just run – she FLEW
We have got to tell you how great it is in our new Withernsea house! We’ve only got to go a few yards and we can chase the seagulls to our hearts content. Mum shouts at us because she thinks the birds will be frightened – doesn’t she know that seagulls don’t give a fig about us? In fact if we did get anywhere near catching one, we would be the most scared. We like to see the tractor haul up the fishing boats though and always live in hope that a fish may come our way. No luck yet so we will have to beg for Mum’s fish’n’chips
Well, we hope Mum is pleased with us and our gravy bone points have been redeemed and we have made up for being dead lazy cos we are pretty tired out now and don’t think we can write another flipping wozzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Rosie and Lottie have been helping me count up for Many Tears Animal Rescue and so they are very tired because it came to £1841 (including the extra £10). We hope our cottages are comfortable homes from home for you and we are so grateful for all your bookings which allow us to make these donations. Thank you!
Mum and Dad’s friend Rob and our friend (his lovely collie Ash) have been in and out of Stables Cottage all week and Mum has been beavering away on the sewing machine and wielding the paint brush. We can’t see what all the excitement is about actually. What’s so great about a new waterfall shower, new tiles, new worktops, new sofa and new cushions? OK it is making Mum and Dad very happy and this weeks guests are also very happy. We know this because their dog Juno told us when she came round to play – she couldn’t understand all the fuss either but she did love her Mis-fits treats. Mum says if we manage to post the pics properly she will add two extra gravy bones to our after dinner treats so here goes (Juno first of course)
Our Mum is spitting mad and all privileges have been revoked. We should have put our Face book Christmas and new Year messages on our blog and we thought we had. It is no good telling Mum that though. She thinks we have been too busy ferreting about in the presents, trying to find Gravy Bones.
We did manage to have a count up for Many Tears though. It was £1487 and that means we have donated £30,563 since we came from any Tears to live with Mum and Dad. Now figures don’t mean too much to us but we know that is a lot of comfy beds, vet procedures (just made the defend us from them sign), cleaning products and even more important – GRAVY BONES.
We are contrite, so tell Mum to give us a break please chums
Our Mum has been talking to Ro and Mica’s Mum and this is what their Mum said.”Enjoying a golden Autumn week here at Stables cottage in Derbyshire. The walks right from the door are fantastic – our two, Mica, Staffie x and Ro, lurcher are enjoying long, safe walks – streams to splash in, bracken to roll in, soft mossy paths to sprint on, stone walls to climb on, the occasional pheasant to chase – BAD dog! But as he is now 11 years old the fun of a short chase is enough for him. We’d recommend this little gem to anyone who wants a cosy cottage, a secure garden – with added squirrels, and the glory of the light effects in this beautiful valley. (loads to see & do locally too, if you can drag yourself away from the cottage)”
We have been leaving messages left, right and centre, telling all our chums the best spots for rolling, swimming, racing and chasing – looks like they have picked them up and got their humans well trained. Job well done! Gravy Bone time eh Mum.
Ro and Mica and their Mum
We have been sad these last few weeks as there are only two of us now. Our Little Nell has gone to play on Rainbow bridge where Mum says the gravy bones are supplied all day and she can see and hear and her kidneys are all better. We have asked to visit but Mum says it isn’t our time yet. We have had a lot of friends visiting to take our minds off this and Mum has treats in her pockets for them, so we get more too. The walks this week have been very exciting and we can go faster and do more running now which is very nice but we are so tired. We have new beds but choosing which one is very hard when you are shattered………
If it is nice tomorrow, Mum has promised us a swim in ‘our dam’ on the walk from Stables Cottage and maybe our guests will join us?
so we have got to get a good nights sleep in zzzzzzzzzz