The Last Furlong

Comments on the race of life.

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Oh ffs – now my neck!

A stupid thing happened to me today.

I should have listened to Mr Furlong. Continue reading



Spider incident

I promised someone who comments on this blog, that I would try her trick for getting rid of a spider. Continue reading


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We had a spider in our kitchen for a while. Ariadne – our ‘baby’ (spider)

But she got so large and scary, we put her out into the garden. Continue reading


Ariadne – our ‘baby’ (spider)

The Furlongs have a new pet. She’s not mature yet, so this year, she won’t be breeding. We have watched her grow from a tiny thing to a substantial  ten pence size.

She lives in a corner of our kitchen window. Continue reading


Escaping from a sinking car

Several years ago our friend and her dog died in her car when it was pulled into the river in a flood. The shock of that kind of event is unbelievable. It’s always something that happens to someone else – never to anyone YOU know. Continue reading

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Interesting reddit on rare dog discovery in New Guinea

The Furlong house is dog lover territory. Man’s best friend. Our best friend.

I’ve been exploring the Wild West of reddit – and in ‘new’ today, I found Continue reading

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Oh such fun

A friend sent this to me – The Nostalgia Machine

Just dial in your year, see all the numbers you forgot, hit + and its added to your playlist – magic. Sit back and remember….. Continue reading