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A good dog by

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

We’ve been on a bit of an “animal-human relationship” kick at work lately. I chose this one at random one afternoon. It is the second book that the author Jon Katz wrote about his life after meeting Devon/Orson, the border collie. he has many others detailing his life with other dogs. But Orson was his “once in a lifetime” dog. The one that changes your life.

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Poor old Yeats

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

According to the Irish Times (sub req’d) the statue of W.B. Yeats in Sligo has been knocked down by a drunken driver. It is a bronze statue, so hopefully can be repaired, although the article in the Times says that the shattered remains have been moved to storage.

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