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Annabel is passionate about travelling with her two Elkhounds. Especially in an MG Midget. She also likes flying, walking, wine, food, photography, science and breakdown cover.

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Walkies at Wilstone Reservoir

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Location:  Wilstone Reservoir, just east of Aylesbury
Parking: Small car park at the north end of the reservoir.
Distance: 2.2...

Walking the trenches

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With Spring weather forecast for this weekend, I had to make sure I got out for a proper walk with the girls.  Having been stuck indoors with a poorly foot for a few weeks, and only able to...

Walkies near Bovingdon Green

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Location:  Bovingdon Green, just west of Marlow
Parking: On the street in the village of Bovingdon Green, or combine with a pub lunch at the dog-friendly...

Spring is here!

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To quote the late, great Spike Milligan ... Spring has Sprung!  Finally! The winter of 2012/2013 will be remembered as the one that never stopped.  It seems to have gone on forever.  As long...

Easter treats...

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Easter is a great time for food lovers.  Simnel cake, hot cross buns, roast lamb, chocolate eggs ... (why does the chocolate taste so much nicer when it's made into a large, hollow egg?)  But...

Do Elkhounds dream of electric bones?

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For a long time now I've been trying to get the hang of a photographic technique called 'shaped bokeh'.  Bokeh are the blurred areas you see in photographs where there are out of focus points...

Still stuck on the sofa

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It's now been a week since I thought my ankle was a bit stiff and removed my sock to find the joint had blown up to the size of a large mango, and about the same texture as a very ripe one.  ...

Rain and pain ... brain train!

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The only time it has stopped raining this weekend has been when it's snowed or hailed instead.  Elkhounds are a funny old breed in lots of ways.  One particularly striking characteristic is...

Crufts 2013 - in the ring

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Yesterday we made our second trip to the Word's largest dog show, Crufts.  If I say that enough times, it might sink in! Having...

Norwegian Elkhound – what’s in a name?

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Someone once said to me: “Norwegian Elkhounds ... ah yes, they were bred in the Netherlands to work on barges.” Unsurprisingly, this isn’t true.  Norwegian Elkhounds originate, you guessed it...

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