cause (something unpleasant or painful)
to be suffered by someone or something.

The grown up version of this play fight

took place the day I was admitted

to hospital in late October.

Taji was covered in blood so I was told and Candi is

still operating on three legs due to Taji’s weight on her.

They gave each other plenty of space for two weeks

and have only just begun playing together again.

This is the third Kelpie which has been

put in its place by a Labrador.

They just don’t learn.





have an idea or impression of the existence,
presence, or truth of (something) without certain proof.

The day…

…Maggie turned up at our back door looking like this…


…she became number one suspect of digging in the garden.

She looked so guilty and repentant

that we ever did go searching for the place

where she had been digging.


Word of the Day Challenge:  Suspect








keep out of sight, typically with a sinister or cowardly motive.


Over the past three weeks and a half weeks

…scenes like this have been no-existent.

Candi opting to skulk around giving Taji a wide berth

as she is still recovering from their fight.




optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.

I’m sure Candi has a sanguine outlook on life.

However, on October 29 her personality brought her some grief.

I was in hospital and MGW relayed the gory details

of how they went hell for leather,

with five neighbours dogs encouraging them.

By the time I arrived home there was no

discernible signs of blood on yellow,

however Candi is giving Taji a wide berth

as she hobbles around carrying one back leg.


Word of the Day Challenge: Sanguine