The Last Furlong

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It’s a puzzlement – here today, gone tomorrow

Lung cancer rates are rising in non smokers.

Yet smoking rates are dropping.Smokers are banned from smoking in indoor places in most countries. So why are lung cancer rates rising? Continue reading


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Rats – or mice?

Since the death of Bobby-the-dog, we are noticing the birds have become a bit bolder. Continue reading


Dog comfort

This video should play if you click on it. Reminds me of the now deceased Bobby-the-dog.

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Mr Furlong came home from collecting his medication at the medical centre. The miracle was, that for the first time since we have been living ‘in town’ here, it was CORRECT! Continue reading

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Oh! The smell of spring..

This morning, I remembered how it was my custom to open the kitchen door as soon as I got up in the new day and let Bobby-the-dog out into the garden for his morning ablutions. Continue reading


Two birds with one dog

I offered Bobby-the-now-dead Furlong’s dog’s stuff/material possessions on Freegle. There were so MANY would be takers, we were astonished. Continue reading

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Looking for a new dog? What about Spot?

If you were looking for a new dog, Spot might be an option.  Continue reading