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Toddle Cottage - our new home

All the removal boxes have finally been opened and we are now well and truely settled into Toddle Cottage. The views from our kitchen and living rooms show our garden, one of our fields and 1100 feet Knipe Scar. The views from the top are wonderful and no doubt will feature in future posts.

What a beautiful view to wake up to
Room with a view
Earlier this week 5 month old Nelly reminded me of how much fun being young was when she was discovered that Autumn leaves can be a huge amount of fun !
Put "energy" into any Thesaurus search engine and one of the words offered will be a name - Nelly !!

"Mouth open I'm ready to catch"
"Missed again.  Better wait until I have better eye to mouth coordination !
Life is as hectic as usual, with my sheep chasing courses being in demand. After the USA and Australia, I now have a request for help from someone living in Croatia ! Probably help with another Skype lesson.

For the past week I've had two residential training dogs staying with me - Clara and Teddie. The former is a young black Labrador who is full of mischief while Teddie is an all white Border Collie (all white but for some interesting patterns on her ears).
So far I'm very pleased with the speed at which both dogs are learning and more importantly the fact that they have learnt some proper manners, by which I mean they no longer try and barge past people to leave the room etc. They now respect me and my home which is exactly what I want both now and when they return to their owners.
Both dogs are staying for a few weeks and will definately feature in future posts along with photographs of them.


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