Love Transcends Species

  Hi everyone, On Saint Valentines Day I would like to write a little post (with Mum’s help of course) about love. Sometimes there is a lot of bad press about animals disliking one another, both the same species and different. However when you look around you in the word there are also wonderful examples of animals helping others, protecting them, and bringing up animals and birds which traditionally they are supposed to hate. It is often said that dogs and cats do not like each other, and sometimes they don’t, but my life has changed since a little black …

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FREE Kindle Children’s Books in English, French and Spanish 26th, 27th & 28th January, 2017

  I am offering all my award winning children’s books FREE in celebration of National Multicultural Children’s Book day which is this Friday,  27th January. The links shown are for Amazon.co.uk however the books are free on all Amazon sites worldwide, and the links below, should give you the option of downloading from the Amazon site of your choice. The books will be FREE on Kindle on 26th, 27th and 28th of January – they are for children who love animals aged 4-9 years and I have grouped them below so you can download the books together if you or …

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A new supervisor has arrived.

  Our kitten is growing quickly and now he is competing with me supervising, well in the office at least. Mum spends most days writing, or reviewing books, and my place is at her feet, which is fine as every so often I pop up onto her leg and have a little cuddle. However, Domino has now discovered how to climb up onto the table and lays on Mum’s desk, watching her work, or trying to catch the tails of the older cats as they go past, totally unaware he is up there. When its time to feed the outside animals however …

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Easter gifts – Why not give a book?

We all know that children get far too many chocolates at Easter. Why not give them a book instead? The Toby’s Tails series of children’s books are ideal for children aged 4 to 9 years who love animals. Whether the animal is a dog, cat, or farmyard friend, Toby’s Tails has a book to suit. All the animals featured live on our smallholding and were photographed by the author. If you would like to purchase a book, with personal message from yourself or just signed by the author, complete with a bookmark, a special Toby paw print, and have it sent …

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The Trials and Tribulations of Kittens.

As you will know from my earlier posts, we have three kittens, Ramesses, Cleopatra and Nefertiti, they are quite big now as you can see from mums photo (this is Nefertiti), and we all enjoy playing together. The only problem with them is that they are taking over my life a bit. You see, they follow us everywhere, mum and I can no longer walk from home because they come too, and although it is very quiet here, mum is worried that they will stray too far, after all they are only eight months old…. When we go out in the car mum …

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Sunflower Days

    Isn’t the weather lovely. In the fields on the opposite side of the valley the Sunflowers are really lovely, they are so big that I could get lost in them if I was naughty enough to go in, but I don’t I stay with my mum like a good boy. Here’s a picture of me sitting at the edge of the field next to them, just a little way away there was a big Bumble Bee collecting honey.     The woods are lovely too, they provide lovely shade on hot days like these, and its especially cooling …

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My Graduation!

Well firstly I have to admit it wasn’t actually MY graduation, but in my role as V.I.D. [Very Important Dog] I had a lovely opportunity this summer to go again to beautiful Wales in the U.K. and see my bestest friend, and Mum’s human daughter  Michelle graduate from Bangor University. We were very luck as we stayed with friends of Michelle, Pete and Menna  in their lovely caravan, next to their house high on a hillside with views overlooking the beautiful Colwyn Bay. Mum took me for plenty of walks off the lead over the hillside because, of course, I …

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Chicks and Comfrey

When Michelle stayed, we all went to see my breeders Karen and John at https://www.facebook.com/Le-Chataignier-Chestnutreefarm/186746034697317 . I had a lovely reunion with my doggy family and even got to meet my brother Dougal. I hadn’t seen him since we were puppies because he went to live in England, but now he’s back in France, with his owner Adam. The night before, I ‘helped’ mum dig up some of the tall plants with hairy leaves which grow everywhere in the water meadows. Mum says they are called Comfrey and that they are a very useful herb, apparently John wants some of …

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