Rising star

Etive has just turned two years old and has started to run in novice working tests. She gained a CoM at the UGBA test a couple of weeks ago, which was a pleasing start.She ran well at the Usk Valley test yesterday, but came unstuck at the water test, which was a mark across the […]

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Season’s end

It’s been my good fortune to pick up on a lovely shoot on the Welsh borders this season. The ground is hilly with steep sided valleys, making for high, fast birds and some challenging retrieves. The terrain can make for tricky driving conditions at times, and it was somewhat alarming when the vehicle I was […]

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Double trouble

The puppies now have their eyes open and so they are up and running, starting to play, and keeping me very much on my toes.They have been wormed for the first time, which was a somewhat messy affair involving a syringe, looks of disgust from the recipients, and pink wormer being sprayed in all directions. […]

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