What’s a Ball Without a Dog?
Six Word Photo Story: Freestyle — Sad ball wishes for playful dog This little oasis of (currently somewhat parched) green is around the back of my house on the next road over. It belongs to the houses that surround it in a square. PupperJack and I usually walk past it on his daily sniffathon. We always stop and look through the bars…
Shall We Visit the Lions, PupperJack? Part 2
(PupperJack still reckons he could take a lion) — The centrepiece sculpture is of Elsa, the lioness who was the star in the 1966 film, ‘Born Free’, standing on top of a vintage Land Rover surrounded by other members of the pride. (see Part 1)
Awesome Agapanthus August
Despite it being Awesome August, PupperJack’s not forgetting that predators lurk everywhere! — Lobelia comes in many sizes, forms and colours. The above is Lobelia cardinalis. The more familiar lobelia is the blue, trailing version, which is also in full bloom just now (see below).
National Work Like a Dog Day
Celebrating those who work hard, and those who work hard at not working hard — There is a national day for Working Like a Dog. It celebrates those who work hard, usually without taking a break. The expression itself derives from the strong work ethic of dogs, particularly service dogs and farm dogs who will work all day helping their humans. The national day falls…
Plants really want to live
Six Word Photo Story: Freestyle — Hollyhock thrives in pavement crevice home. PupperJack carefully inspected this hollyhock. He knew it had to be a runaway. After all, it’s growing out of the crack between the pavement and the wall instead of in an actual garden. It’s a rebel hollyhock. It’s amazing that it’s grown so well there despite lack of garden comforts…