Dinner in Vienna saw us, if necessary…

…spending a penny in style…

…with raunchy retro themed décor

to  keep us company.


Décor and images strictly from…

…the sixties, fifties…

…and maybe even earlier.


For equal opportunity I believe ladies

was decorated in similar fashion. :-0







a follower or underling of a powerful person,
especially a servile or unimportant one.

Labradors know very early on

that Kelpies are their minions.


I have yet to see a Kelpie recognise this simple fact

until they get a good sharp belting from

the Labrador in question. 

Candi received hers while I was in hospital in October 2019.   

She dragged a hind leg for around six weeks

and was subservient for several months thereafter. 

However, she commenced showing signs

of forgetfulness a few months back

and began to snapping at Taji again. 

It is only a mater of time before Round 2. 

Really, it’s a toss up which memory is shorter.

Candi’s or a gold fish.







Ginger always moved in a sprightly manner,

so much so that we were certain she would outlive

Soxie the cat and Labrador Maggie.

Such was not to be the case.






a list of goods sent or services provided,
with a statement of the sum due for these;
a bill.



Even during a lockdown…

…it is easy to part with one’s hard earned dollars. 

A small hardware store providing at the gate service. 


I did not have to waste my time

wandering around trying to find

the items I wanted.    


Fandango’s One Word Challenge:…Invoice




*  propel the body through water by using the limbs,
or (in the case of a fish or other aquatic animal) by
using fins, tail, or other bodily movement.
*  be immersed in or covered with liquid.


It was difficult to tell which definition

Hippos were adhering to…


…if they were not actually swimming

they were certainly immersed in water.

These fish were a totally different story being

both immersed and swimming in,

their watery home in the lobby

of our Vancouver Island Hotel.


Fandango’s One Word Challenge:…Swim