Animals

For you Animal lovers out there!

I love animals especially dogs and cats, so I want to share with you this story from colleague and fellow author Sahara Foley who has just adopted some cats. While you are there, and especially if you are a lover of Science Fiction, you may want to join her mailing list or follow her blog.… Continue reading For you Animal lovers out there!

Animals

National Day of the Horse

It was National Day of the Horse in November and I love horses. I have many happy memories of riding them in my youth. As I got older I stopped, and these days tend write them into stories. When I saw that it was horse day, I wrote a blog for our sister site recalling… Continue reading National Day of the Horse

Animals, Children’s Stories

Feline Fascinations by J. M. Northup

Free to Download9th - 13th November Reviewers say:  Belongs in Every Young Person's Library A great feline adventure! Fun life and adventure seen through the animals eyes. Description Boris, a stray kitten rescued from the city streets, finds his forever home on the farm of his dreams! There, with his sassy older sister, Olga, they… Continue reading Feline Fascinations by J. M. Northup

Animals, Children’s Stories, Fantasy

The Adventures of Yoota by Alexia Kanta is Free to Download!

Welcome to Yoota and the land of the Katers. Come and meet SnowHorn and friends. Read about their adventures, but be careful the evil Katers don't touch you as they will turn you bad as well.  Alexia Kanta spent one summer creating the land of Yoota. These wonderful strange creatures and their short adventures are… Continue reading The Adventures of Yoota by Alexia Kanta is Free to Download!

Animals, Articles, Nature

National Pet Memorial Day

Most of us have had pets that we have loved and lost. On the 13th September is National Pet Memorial Day, and it offers you a moment to think about a pet that loved. Many of us don’t like to go there because of the sadness it can bring us. So why not use this… Continue reading National Pet Memorial Day

Animals, Articles

Lost Dogs

by Karen J Mossman In 2015 I was involved in an ill fated Round Robin. This is where a group of cross stitchers get together, choose a theme, and stitch one square each. They then pass it (post it) to the next person to stitch and eventually it arrives back with the original owner. My… Continue reading Lost Dogs

Animals, Articles

Not born an Artist, but am trying!

In the nineties, I taught myself to cross stitch because I wanted to make pretty pictures and didn't have any talent for drawing. At the beginning of the year, my WI (Anglesey Federation of Women's Institute) held a drawing course, and so I thought I would try it. Unfortunately, by the time I got to… Continue reading Not born an Artist, but am trying!

Animals, Articles, People

Life as a Dog Owner

by Karen J MossmanFrom my diary of 2011 Every day at lunchtime, I come home from work and take my Yorkshire terrier, Jodie, to the local park, Victoria Park, Stretford, in Manchester. There are two big fields and a few nooks and crannies to wander around. At lunchtime, I just walk around the perimeter of… Continue reading Life as a Dog Owner

Animals, Nature

I’m Scared of Mice!

by Karen J MossmanI don’t know exactly when I became afraid of mice. Perhaps it was my mum telling me she heard a mouse trap snap in the night, then lay awake hearing the whoosh- whoosh of it being dragged across the floor. Or it could have been my sister who kept mice as pets… Continue reading I’m Scared of Mice!

Animals, Articles, Stories

National Farriers Day

The 2nd of July is National Farrier’s Day. It is to encourage horse lovers, riders, and trainers so say thanks to specialists in the equine world. This had me thinking about how as a youngster I loved horses. Watching Cowboy and Indian films in the sixties meant I could see them galloping across the plains… Continue reading National Farriers Day