Margaret on December 23rd, 2009

At this time of the year, several of my overseas friends send me pix. and also Xmas and New Year Greetings. Below are some pix. I recently received. The above pix. came from my friend Felipe and his wife in Columbia. I have corresponded with them for quite a while now after they lost a […]

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Margaret on December 22nd, 2009

I believe most of us at some time would have received an e-mail offering us all kinds of money for assisting someone, usually in Nigeria, with transferring funds or such like. There are also lottery scams around which request your credit card information or bank account information. The objective is not to deposit money on […]

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Margaret on December 21st, 2009

In keeping with the season, Best Wishes for Xmas 2009 and here is hoping for a Good, Healthy, Safe and Happy 2010 to my visitors from all  over the world. The flowers in the background of the Bouviers are red heliconias and they are seasonal flowers which will remain colorful for several months if left […]

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Margaret on December 15th, 2009

These pix. came to me with a permission to cross post. There are so many cameras around, it is better to dress sensibly in a public place like a show ring. One of my male friends told me that if he were a judge and was in the ring with someone in the above outfit, […]

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Margaret on December 15th, 2009

Barbados has a variety of birds as bird lovers can testify. In our gardens, the most common are sparrows, humming birds, yellow breasted birds and black birds (Quiscalus lugubris). These black birds with their intelligent looking golden eyes are bold enough to enter open style restaurants for bread crumbs and scraps of food left on […]

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Margaret on December 7th, 2009

B’dos. Kennel Club’s final All Breeds Championship Show for the year, 2009, gave Jeff Luscott only 54 dogs to go over. This is the poorest entry I have ever seen in Barbados and it has nothing to do with Jeff Luscott, the judge. I don’t have pix. of all the group and reserve group winners. […]

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Margaret on December 4th, 2009

Barbados celebrates Independence every year on November 30th. We have always had close ties to the UK and sometimes over here, Barbados is referred to as “Little England”. We received our full independence from being a British colony in 1966 and we were first inhabited by the British in 1627. Now the Independence flags are […]

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Margaret on December 3rd, 2009

On Tuesday, December 2, Jeff Luscott, the judge of The Barbados Kennel Club’s All Breed Championship Dog Show met with exhibitors at the show ground and gave a talk on judging dogs and what a judge looks for and then a talk on show handling. As this judge had been very friendly towards all exhibitors […]

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Margaret on December 1st, 2009

Rhapsody, Rita and Savoy enjoyed themselves at the B’dos. Kennel Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog show which was held on November 29th with UK judge Jeff Luscott. The show was sponsored by Hanschell, Inniss Ltd. who are the local agents for Pedigree. I visited the Pedigree booth and Wayne, Selwyn and Richard were introduced to […]

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