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 April, 2010

Orange Ark

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

YOU NEVER know who you are going to meet round the next corner   Thus it was on Wednesday when the dogs and I were out again walking along the side of the River North Esk   What looked like an orange boat bobbing about in the shallows turned out to be three floats, like Oropesa floats, linked together to form a platform. read more

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Small and deadly!

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

TWO DOGS ought to be enough for any family, but for this past week we've been a three dog family with a visit from Rosie, our daughter Cait and her family's high octane Jack Russell terrier   She saw Cait and grandson James depart with scarcely a backward glance and settled down to organise her new surroundings to her satisfaction

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Spring loaded

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

NATURE HEAVED a sigh of relief – at least round here, on Wednesday, she did   After the snow and the hard weather everything still looks brown and scruffy and we need some green shoots of spring to lift our spirits.

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Hunger is the best sauce in the world – Miguel Cervantes

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

SMALL DOGS sometimes make a bigger impact than their size suggests.

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