Twenty years ago, us old Furlongs bought two genuine Lazyboy recliners second-hand – genuine originals, – a lighter lady-chair and a heavier man-chair. We had them re-covered in a very good blue boucle dralon. We thought it cost a fortune at the time. Continue reading
If you are following this blog, it teeters from serious to superficial to ridiculous.
This is just a superficial post. The Furlong dog has been clipped. Continue reading
Yorkshire Terriers, and some other kinds of dogs too, do not have fur. They have hair – like humans. They are especially good dogs for people with dog allergies for this reason. Most dogs have an undercoat under their “hair”. I know you get combs that strip off the outer hair to show the undercoat. Westies – West Highland Whites – have this done to them. Continue reading
This is an excellent article from the World’s most popular on-line newspaper.
It’s all about how experts, led by NHS cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, claim that too often patients are given useless – and sometimes harmful – drugs that they do not need. Continue reading
I find, astonishingly – MOST astonishingly because I wouldn’t have believed it – that time has flown. We last had the Furlong dog trimmed over a year ago! Continue reading
The Furlong dog needs clipping. So do us human Furlongs – the hairdresser comes to our house which is most convenient.
But it’s winter, and dog might get cold. Also I prefer the long hair, but Mr Furlong prefers the clipped look. What to do? Clipped is much easier to look after…so to clip, or not to clip – that is the question. Continue reading
Scientists talk about us having no free will.
They say this because the brain registers the response you are going to make, seconds before you actually make it.
So to one lot of scientists this means we have no free will – the brain has already decided before you responded. Continue reading
Elena’s comment on my post a few days ago about her doll – a baby doll, that did nothing in particular, reminded me of the dolls my sister and I were given by our mother.
After the war, she spent a year in the USA with my father. They travelled there and back on a troop-carrier from Africa. Continue reading
I have seen a UFO – a real one – ALIEN! We used to live in an area where there were many reported sightings. And it was continents away from the United States of America, who always seem to claim what you saw was one of their “test” craft! Continue reading