Category Archives: Dogs

Heading Off

Time passes. Listen. Time passes. There just aren’t enough days in the week or hours in the day.  Tomorrow, early in the morning, we head off to catch our planes out of Coolangatta; the girls flying to the East and I … Continue reading

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Snippets

Snippets There is something wrong with my laptop. Or with the cellular modem that connects me to the internet.  Half the time I try to access any webpage I get a DNS lookup failed error message. I suspect it may … Continue reading

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Ungrateful Basterd

Stockholm Syndrome. Carl called around on Monday evening and we sat and chatted.  Suddenly I realised Jack was not there.  “Did you shut the gate Carl?” “!” He was gone.  Carl headed out to find him in the ranger’s truck, … Continue reading

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Denouement

I told Rose the story so far.  I had made so much progress and now I was up against a wall. This was whanau business, and I am not whanau. I thought I was at an impasse.  But I had … Continue reading

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The Plot Curdles

We went back this morning to the house the Kiwis told me of yesterday.  Carl spotted the blue Nissan Navarra first.    He insists I document this fact. I spoke to Mutts.  I asked him for his help, and described the … Continue reading

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Lost Dog, Last Tadpole.

This morning at the unbelievable hour of 0730, I took Jack for a walk in one of the parks. He was very excited and dead keen to do some exploring and stick chasing.  After he exhausted me I sat down … Continue reading

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