Tag Archives: lurchers

Meet Mitch (and Ruby) from Evesham Greyhound and Lurcher Rescue (originally)

A new poster came in on the About tag today, Sarah, who wrote a rather sharp ‘potted Walking Ollie’ as posted below along with pictures of her heroes. Her vivid pen portrait bought the original Ollie himself swimming back to … Continue reading

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I have nothing to say

But I still wish to light up the calendar; Ollie and Perkins from the old days, doing stuff:

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Dylan and Sid via Motorola

The good news on Sid is that his finder, Kathy, is going to be keeping him, which, in my view, is just as it should be. The bad news on Dylan is that Sid has better recall and is better … Continue reading

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For Ovookla

Dogs from the Greyhound Racing Association Kennels being exercised by a kennel maid. From Dogs, Dogs, Dogs, Dogs, Dogs, Dogs, 1962

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The Giant Book of The Dog

Is a title that features in Walking Ollie; it’s a reference book that I used to refer to at night when I was trying to decide which noble breed was to be the one for me until the noble lurcher … Continue reading

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Meet Sid

Sam, who took Lemon from us, emailed me last week that there was this Ollie-like pup and story about; Sid was found wandering on the A47 about ten weeks ago by Kathy, who we have met twice this week. He … Continue reading

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By heck it’s chilly on the eastside

That’s why I sent Dylan out with T while I stayed in a nice warm office in my rock n’ roll pyjamas.

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Before we have more tartan trousers

Brief interlude for a mention of Lemon (known as Fen/Fendigo now). I received an email from Samantha, who looks after him with her great pack, this morning, as follows: The boy is doing very well btw. I still have to … Continue reading

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Ollie

Up in the dunes with Dylan this morning. It’s two years today since his mate went. I often wish and imagine that some little wraith cast-off will pass our way in a cosmic manner, but so far not.

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Dylan waiting for his walk, via Motorola*

I don’t know how all that blue light is being created, but I like it. *Especially for Calvin.

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