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No More Scooby Snacks

Something has gone wrong with my food supply. I don’t know why but the ready and varied snacks have dwindled. Jaq is talking diets and how we need to be ‘beach body ready’ but I have no clue what that … Continue reading

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Return of the Basil

Sorry for the long break. I can only blame Jaq. She’s been busy with some book launch that has made her unavailable/unwilling to type up my diary. Outrageous – standards are slipping – it’s really not good enough. Anyway, back … Continue reading

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Too Hot for Dogs

Something strange has happened in my land – heat and sunshine and far too much of it. The grey skies of London are no more, and I am struggling to cope. Yesterday Jaq took me out early. We walked the … Continue reading

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Basil’s Long and Very Good Friday

Woke early, jumped up at Jaq’s bed and whimpered. She rolled over and made out she couldn’t hear me. Tried again a little later. This time success and I’m out the back door for a quick toilet break, while checking … Continue reading

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Basil’s Evening Walk

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Basil Versus the Fox – Round One

My territory is no longer my own. I am under attack. There is a fox; and admittedly it is young but already it’s at least four times my size. I am constantly on guard. I sleep by the back door, … Continue reading

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Sunrise Walk

Up and out in the dark the other morning – which is not like Jaq. What is going on? I thought, as she drove us through empty streets. Turns out we were off to the river where there were other … Continue reading

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Grey Spring Sky

I’m moulting. Yeah, OK, so it’s officially spring, leaves are back on the trees and my paws aren’t so cold any more, but there’s some weird weather going on. Yesterday, ice fell from the sky. I went out and barked … Continue reading

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Dogs in Trouble

So, I woke Jaq super early, and it was dark and she was grumpy but what can I say I needed to go. Out back, I made it just in time, and while I was at it I had a … Continue reading

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Basil, but less so

I’m back, but I’m taking it easy because I don’t have my usual energy. Jaq fed me and took me out for a morning walk but it was a brief stroll curtailed by me as I stopped half way down … Continue reading

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