Monthly Archives: November 2010

The loneliness of the winter dog walker.

When we settled on adding an Italian Spinone to the family, we thought one of the positives would be that it forced me to take breaks from work, reconnect with reality and get out and about – in short, walk the dog. And that has indeed been the case, and I feel all the better for it. But as another winter approaches, I’ll admit to mixed feelings.

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The Spinone Carrot Ninja

A 36 kilo hairy gundog ninja is perhaps hard to imagine. Amongst our daughter’s school friends, ‘ninja’ has become a verb, as in ‘to do a Ninja’. Well I can now exclusively reveal that our Italian Spinone can do a ninja, too.

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