Hayley Tomlinson, Belper, Derbyshire 01773 880080

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Norway in November

An invite to Norway and a visit to Vassbotn Towers ..... saw Jenny Campbell, Hayley and Linda Walker, Chris Holmes, Gemma Jacobs, Dawn Farnsworth and Myself heading off from Stanstead for a fantastic long weekend. 
The Saturday saw us all sight seeing around Norway and the Sunday saw us visiting a dog showand watching the Flat Coats. Pictures of the Dog Show can be seen on my Flickr pages.
Many thanks to Jonna and Knut for letting us invade their home we had a fabulous time. AND especially to Jonna for all her amazing cooking xxx

Gundog Breeds of Scotland in November

Our annual visit to Balegone and Gundog Breeds of Scotland.
The judge this year was Graham Lambert. Thomas was second in his Junior class, Remus came third in his Limit Class and the tiny little "Ida" Rainesgift Bide Your Time came first in her first Minor Puppy Class. Her sister Rainesgift It's About Time "Aggie" owned by Emma Curtis was third in the class qualifying them both for Crufts.

More September ....

September was taken up by guests with Bizzie and her daughter Saffie (by Remus) staying with us for three weeks whilst David visited China. These have become to be three special weeks for us as Saffie having had her skull crushed and losing her eye as a puupy later lost her life to a tumour on the brain. She was a brilliant little dog and never her dissability stop her enjoying life. We adored having her as a family and will always remember her x


On the 4th September Gemma Jacobs and I went down to visit the Remus/Bess (Wheathold Miss Moppet) puppies bred by Tony Gillings.
 Quite significant as my first Flat Coat Raine was born 4th September 1989. These puppies are  4 Generations down from Raine.
A beautiful litter and a credit to Tony


August was a time for holidays and this time Gavin and I made the very long trip to the West Coast of Scotland and Torridon.We stayed in the very perfect Grace Cottage along with Thomas and Clemence and spent the week Sea Eagle watching, walking and eating. Many photos of the week can be viewed on FLICKR but here are a few.


2013 seemed to go by in a blur what with Children, GCSE's, Holidays, Puppies,  two Jobs and Life!

I didn't attend many shows through 2013 because of having puppies at home .. but we had a few outings!

If I pick up in months on the stand out stuff I can bring myself up to date!

Friday, 9 August 2013

SH.CH. Rainesgift Clemence

SH.CH. Rainesgift Clemence
taken by Steve Magennis