First outing outside of her home, and Connie seemed to really enjoy herself. She did not mind the traffic, and passer byes in vehicles who had children and asked whether the children could get out of the vehicles and pet her as they found her so beautiful. And then we were approached by the beautiful […]

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Margaret on December 25th, 2014

The dogs in the above photo are Chepam Valentina at Calliope (Isabella) at 11 months old and her closest playmate here, the Tibetan Terrier Ch. Araki Miss Conduct at Calliope C.D. (Tibby). Isabella plays with the other Bouviers here but loves the Tibetan Terrier, maybe because they were the same size when she arrived in […]

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Margaret on December 23rd, 2012

  Wishing my blog readers a Happy Xmas and a Healthy and Happy New Year. The dogs above are my Bouvier Des Flandres, Ch. Calliope Rhapsody C.D. and Tibetan Terrier, Ch. Araki Miss Conduct at Calliope    

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The judge was Paul Harding from the UK and he was judging in Barbados for the first time.  He is approved by The Kennel Club, UK to award Challenge Certificates to the following breeds which we have in the show ring here: Akita, French Bulldog, Boxer, Dobermann, Rottweiler and the Bullmastiff. He is  also approved […]

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Margaret on December 24th, 2011

Left to right is my Tibetan Terrier puppy, Araki Ms Conduct at Calliope and one of my Bouvier Des Flandres dogs, Ch. Calliope Rhapsody C.D. The challenge in taking this pix. was to get the Tibetan Terrier puppy to leave the small Xmas decorations alone as she loves toys. Wishing my blog’s readers, a Happy […]

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Margaret on December 23rd, 2010

Happy Xmas to everyone 🙂

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Margaret on February 7th, 2010

In Barbados, unlike some other parts of the world, there are no beaches which carry signs restricting dogs. And unlike what some overseas people might believe about the island, there are no private beaches. I agree that the island might have a cove or two with natural rocks which would be a deterrent for walkers, […]

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Margaret on December 28th, 2008

This pix. was actually taken some minutes after the earlier one.  But the lighting had changed.  And composition became important.

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Margaret on December 28th, 2008

Not in Joanne Spencer’s league but I do belong to a photography club and have an interest in photography. And this is one of my favourite pixs. Both dogs are Bouvier Des Flandres. The swimmers Light is always important for a photographer.   And to be creative, lighting should be unusual. This is very early morning […]

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Margaret on December 28th, 2008

For several years, Joanne has been going to dog shows and provides an excellent service for the competitors who wish to buy pix. of their dogs at these shows.  It is not an easy task, as the camera does not always show us what we would like to see. (But it is like the mirror, […]

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