Bucket list update: 174. Take a dog psychology/behaviour course.

I’ve been interested in behaviour for a while. I studied human and animal behaviour at A-level, at university and previously worked with children and young people with behavioural difficulties. I suppose human behaviour was always going to be of interest to me; raised by a psychotherapist grandfather and a grandmother who loves murder and crime... Continue Reading →

Big-dog-little-handler: what a difference a year makes, off leash walks, dog relationships and not expecting perfection .

I feel like I am forever talking about our training journey. One minuet I’m insisting Duke’s come on leaps and bounds, the next I’m surprised that Duke has taken a step back. I’m annoyed at a slip in our progress or questioning how well we have done. I say I’m proud of Duke’s progress but... Continue Reading →

It’s okay to loose a friend.

Not that long ago I became extremely worried that I might be an awful friend. I've had a lot of friends over the years. A small few I have fallen out with, some have drifted away and a small portion I would still call my friends today. Some of those people I may only have... Continue Reading →

The New “Bucket list”

Recently I’ve been thinking about all the things I want to do. All the little and big things I would like to experience or achieve. Last year my wonderful husband took me away for a surprise holiday and in that week we did lots of things from my “bucket list”: Stroked a giraffe, went wine... Continue Reading →

Living as an adult with dyslexia

I’ve been diagnosed with dyslexia since I was 8. In my head I always thought that eventually the symptoms would dissipate. Dissolve into nothing as I grew older. But in fact it’s been quite the opposite. I’m more aware of my weaknesses and have little safeguards to prevent them from disadvantaging me in the adult... Continue Reading →

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