Excerpt from ‘Silvana the Greening’ by Belinda Mellor: “The woods,” he said. “Would you move away from them?” She regarded him sternly. “You think too much of the woods, when you should be listening to the litigations in the courtroom, inquiring after the latest discussions of the Assembly, studying in the library. Maybe we should… Read More On Moving House …
She’s all legs and angles and makes us laugh with the way she bounces and tries to play. I can’t imagine life without her. And she looks absolutely fabulous in her designer collars (which there will be many more of, I suspect) and her Elmo pjs. Would I recommend adopting a retired racing greyhound? Absolutely!… Read More Got me a Greyhound!
I’ve always admired sighthounds – usually from a distance, though for six eventful months seventeen years ago we shared our home with a Basenji. Over the years I showed Samoyeds in England and Ireland, I’d see them at dog shows: pretty Salukies, imposing Irish Wolfhounds, elegant Borzois… Last year, a dear friend of mine lost… Read More Getting Greyhound Approved
Seven years ago, a very special dog came into my life: a two and a half year old rescued greyhound. The numbers tattooed in her ears told us she hailed from Ireland, and, together with the scarring on her leg, hinted at the hardship she had endured. Greyhounds are like aliens My husband Mark and… Read More My rescued greyhound, Jinty