Category Archives: Dogs

Our Dog Cassie – @nicholassm1th

We have two dogs both are more unusual breads I have already written about the Chessie, now let me tell you about the Sporting Lucas Terrier. The Sporting Lucas Terrier is as the name suggests a sporting terrier. Turned on … Continue reading

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“THE BEAGLER” – @nicholassm1th

“THE BEAGLER” “The Beagler” was the first person to offer me the chance to shoot a fallow deer, and with his skill and help I have been close twice. On the first occasion I was handed his full stock rifle … Continue reading

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“The Dog Breeder – @nicholassm1th

“The Dog Breeder” “The Dog Breeder”  is a Dorset interloper, I brought my first spaniel from him. I should have realised that he was a bit of a “canny lado” when I purchased the dog from him and unbeknown to … Continue reading

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50th Year January Present – @nicholassm1th

Spent a day in Dorset shooting Partridge and Pheasants. We were on a shoot halfway between Shaftsbury and Salisbury on the Dorset Wiltshire border. It was not looking too hopeful with sever weather warnings and 70mph winds, but we’re a … Continue reading

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My Teenage Boy and the Dogs – @nicholassm1th

I remember the letter coming home for the son, asking for permission for him to take part in sex education lessons at school. I also remember this being signed and returned. So what the bloody heck did they teach ‘em. … Continue reading

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Out For a Duck

I am shaken alive when, at quarter to five, The alarm starts my Chessie a howling, This in turn wakes the baby and I wonder if, maybe, It’s not the right day to go fowling! It’s two hours to the … Continue reading

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It’s a Dogs Life

After a bloody cold winter with record breaking rain and snowfall the UK is pinned by high pressure the weather is glorious.  My hay-fever has been the worse that i can remember i have spent eight weeks crying and sniffing … Continue reading

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