Tag Archives: UK

Voting time again

While Couscous stayed home in comfort other dogs around the country went to the polls:

Dogs at polling stations

Dogs and voting

A timely piece showing various dogs at polling stations – click here.

Cross-post from the BBC.

Art for dogs

World’s First Art Exhibition for Dogs

British inventor, artist and satirist Dominic Wilcox  is at it again, this time with a contemporary art exhibition aimed at canine attendees with a range of interactive installations purpose-built for pups.

Play More in London has an array of dog-oriented artworks set low on the gallery walls as well as other more directly experiential displays.

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For the full article from WebUrbanist click here.

Emmett’s Garden

Back to Emmett’s, this time with Sophie.

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Danson Park again

A winter favourite for us.

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Norfolk

We spent a couple of days in Norfolk recently so Couscous could have a bit of a run round on the sand. She loved the puddles on the way to the sea line at Holkham.

A rough little video of CC at Sea Palling

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Holkham

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Sea Palling

 

 

Whitlingham Country Park, Norwich

At the end of our Norwich weekend we stopped in at some Norwich Broads – Whitlingham Country Park. Couscous seemed to love it. Decent length of walk around the lake. I loved the outside cafe tables that had objects displayed in the table top – especially the archaeological ones.

  • OK after wet weather – yes
  • Parking fee – yes
  • Toilets – yes
  • Café – yes

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Leysdown-on-sea, Kent

We wanted to avoid the traffic over most of Kent, as it has been so horrendous lately with Operation Stack. So we went to Leysdown-on-sea on the Isle of Sheppey – via a slight detour towards Maidstone to avoid a congested area on the M2. A hot, sunny Sunday made it perfect beach weather. We got fish and chips in the town and ate them on the beach before going for a stroll.

  • OK after wet weather – yes
  • Parking fee – no
  • Toilets – in town
  • Café – in town

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Leybourne Lake, Kent

Leybourne Lakes is probably on this blog under a different name. We visit every now and then for a walk around the lake. Not bad after wet weather but there will be some bits of the path that get a little flooded.

  • OK after wet weather – yes
  • Parking fee – yes
  • Toilets – yes
  • Café/van – yes

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Forest Way, East Sussex

A few weeks back now we drove to Forest Row for a Sunday walk along Forest Way. Nice wide path but far too many cyclists for our liking. There is no public toilet but there is a community centre with one – but it wasn’t open when we were there. There was a good cafe with a loo and a Tesco across the road.

  • OK after wet weather – yes
  • Parking fee – no
  • Toilets – yes
  • Café – yes

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