Being out in the countryside with my dogs gives me time to think. I’ve learnt the pleasure of solitude without being lonely, and that’s a good feeling for me.

Welcome to "Man with two dogs" - the family website for dog owners and dog walkers.

This is my countryside diary which appears each Saturday in the Dundee Courier newspaper.

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Archive for February, 2009

Rare sightings

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

THERE'S AN explanation for everything, though often it may not be immediately evident. I've been hearing reports of several wildlife sightings which on the face of it are improbable and are certainly unexpected.

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Snowy footfall

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

THE SNOW changes the landscape and highlights features that normally blend into the surrounding countryside. And it highlights the variety of wildlife that normally keeps quietly out of the way when Macbeth and I are out walking.

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Rosie with tuba

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

MISS ROSIE came to visit last weekend and for a couple of days we were a two dog household again. Rosie is a four months old spring-loaded bundle of energy and she is grandson James' Jack Russell puppy. At that age you daren't take your eyes off her for a second for she's poking her nose into everything, under your feet most the time and wanting to be chums with everybody.

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