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It’s finally out in the open!

It’s finally out in the open!

I've done a bit of doggy soul-searching, and have at long last come clean about my past. My new story is out now for all to see. Humans would probably call it a "True Confessions". I don't see it like that. My time at Barranyup Dog Pound toughened me up a bit for life...

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AUSSIE ENGLISH OR STRINE: OUR FUNNY EXPRESSIONS

AUSSIE ENGLISH OR STRINE: OUR FUNNY EXPRESSIONS

Australia is a multi-cultural country with a rich variety of slang and colourful vernacular expressions from many different sources. Here are some that you might find in my books. “Arse” = Rear end.“Arvo” = Afternoon. “Battler” = Someone who doggedly struggles to make...

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My favourite dog, my favourite character

My favourite dog, my favourite character

In so many ways, Elliott is the dog I’d love to have – as my companion, as my confidant, as my critic. I think he’d be so much fun. He’s a mutt, of course, part Australian Shepherd and a mix of other breeds. There’s possibly some Border Collie in there too I guess,...

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PENNY’S READING NOOK

PENNY’S READING NOOK

Penny has set up a cozy reading nook in a quiet corner of the house, “as far away from my home office as I can get’”, she  said to Jamie. It’s got great big soft cushions and somehow feels like a very calm space. This is important for Penny because Jamie is always...

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TAKE YOUR DOG TO WORK DAY

TAKE YOUR DOG TO WORK DAY

June 24 is official Take Your Dog To Work Day Elliott is delighted to be joining Adriana at her new job at Geraldine's. This means, of course, that Elliott will be seeing Hedy every day. She's the famously beautiful Afghan and his co-star in the Biffo Chunky-Yums TV...

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Where will you be this Christmas?

Where will you be this Christmas?

Somewhere nice I hope. I saw on TV that it’s really cold at Christmas-time in some parts of the world. In Australia, Christmas is a big part of our summer holidays. That means I’ll be having time off from making TV commercials for Biffo Chunky-Yums, but I expect Jamie...

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Hamish's Love Match