Dog walks

I went for a nice dog walk the other day at lunchtime, whilst Mrs Zoo Keeper was out with friends. Coco and I were having fun, throwing and fetching a stick (I’m not sure which one of us is the retriever) and I thought I’d take a couple of pictures on my phone to send on and show what a good time we were having: Continue reading “Dog walks”

Sheffield Wednesday 1896 picture – help request!

Mrs Zoo Keeper was working through some old family photographs last night, and came across what seems to be a very old one, backed on what appears to be hardboard. There are actually two pictures mounted on the board, on one side a seated lady with a stood gentleman, on the other a team picture from the Sheffield Wednesday 1896 English Cup win at Crystal Palace on 18th April 1896.

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Spring is here?

So the other day was the Spring equinox.  Depending on how you look at it, today is either the 3rd or the 4th day of Spring.  Last year at this time, we were closing in on 19 or 20 Celsius.  Today, it’s below freezing and I’m seeing snow drifts deeper than anything I’ve seen for the past thirty odd years, since I was a child. Continue reading “Spring is here?”