Posts in September

As you can see, Bliss was a real dog. In fact, she was a Red Setter who lived on a farm in Badgingarra (yes that’s a real place - google it - middle of nowhere, Western Australia). Bliss was a very beloved part of the family, but she was different to the working dogs - Chip and Boot. Boot was an awarding winning sheepdog - he was fast and smart and obedient and also a really sweet dog. Chip was his son (chip off the ole’ block; or Boot as it turns out). I actually feel a bit guilty that I’ve used his name to create a not-so-nice character. That’s a little unfair don’t you think?

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I’ve been a bit homesick this week and I’m not normally the homesick type of person. I’ve spent the last 20 years living apart from family and only ever felt homesick after a big event (such as a 21st birthday, an illness or a wedding). This week though, I got a bit teary and sad. Maybe it’s because I’m so far away? San Jose California is, after-all, about as far away from Perth Western Australia as I can be. So I decided to let my family know that I was thinking of them and made these cute little cards to send home.

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