AboutThe life and thoughts of Freda Marshall, a retired Church of Scotland minister living amongst the mountains and glens of Argyll.
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Here I am back again after feeling pretty ropey and exhausted for a couple of weeks. It seems that I have reacted badly to a Shingle Vaccination. Thankfully, I am well on the mend now – even went for a … Continue reading
Thinking of photography makes me think of Misty – we have shared our lives with many dogs, but she has been the most difficul to photograph. I’m not sure if it is because she is scruffy, or because of her … Continue reading
Misty had her annual check up and vaccination booster at the vet’s. What a lot of trembling and burying her head in my jumper – the dog, not the vet of course. How is it that dogs seem to know … Continue reading
This is another update – today it is on bathing Misty. The last time I described the process I gave a description which said that it had to be secret. Then, once she was actually in the bath, provided it … Continue reading
Next Monday Misty will be eight years young. HBTW is busy that day, so we decided to have a Misty treat today – a day out in the campervan having a picnic lunch at the Crinan Canal. There was even … Continue reading
Misty is on pheasant watch.
Ok I admit it – we have been off on a magical mystery tour again. This time to visit Son #2 and baby Matthew. And guess who thought she would be able to drive the campervan? Here is Matthew and … Continue reading
The big news today is that we are Great Grandparents to baby Matthew, who was born this morning weighing in at 8lbs 11.5 ounces. Can I really be mother to a son who is now a grandfather? It seems rather … Continue reading
Valentine or ViVi for short, is here to stay for a few days. He is behaving impeccably and acknowledges that Misty is Top Dog……… though only just. He is a Llewellin Setter, a strain named after a breeder who bred … Continue reading