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Beryl Brennan
Interests: Horse riding and events, dogs especially galgos and podencos, reading, cooking, gardening, walking
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A typical but sad story about dogs in Spain. Two galgas, abandoned in a small hamlet in Spain, near Cordoba. Retired British couple are feeding them, tick treatment etc, but can't adopt. The shelters are full and they are concerned about the galgas coming into season and getting covered by... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Podenco Post
Bastille Day celebrations and France in the World Cup final - there is a red traffic warning for the roads, see details here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the full article in The Connexion here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
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This is Podenco Felipe, his weight is 11 kg and he is 2 years old. He was rescued from a perrera by Cristina and is in foster with her. She says he has a really loving character, loves playing with children and is ok with all other dogs. Not cat... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Podenco Post
Movie : Sicario 2 (Sicario: Day of the Soldado) Director : Stefano Sollima Stars : Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner Nationality : American Language : English Link : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5052474/?ref_=fn_al_tt_4 Dates : - Saturday 14th : 2.45 PM - Monday 16th : 8.45 PM - Tuesday 17th : 6.30 PM Movie : Le cercle littéraire de Guernesey (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society) Director : Mike Newell Stars : Glen Powell, Lily James, Matthew Goode Nationality : English Language : English Link : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1289403/?ref_=nv_sr_2 Dates : - Wednesday 11th : 2.45 PM - Thursday 12th : 8.45... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
What a shambles the UK government is now in! But thank goodness Davies and Johnson have gone! Liberal Democrats petition, I want an exit from Brexit. Please sign and share. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
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This is an article published by Mo Swatek as a result of an article she read...but does not give the link to it. I would guess it relates to US airlines, possibly Delta as on this link, rather than European. AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS WANT TO RESTRICT THE TRANSPORT OF DOGS... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Podenco Post
Here are 3 videos I thought you would enjoy watching. The first one is a tongue-in-cheek one entitled 7 sins of a Podenco and the other 2 are from Podenco Friends. 7 sins of a podenco Illuvia saved from a perrera - no dog should have to be so starved... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at Podenco Post
Friday 13th and 27th July the Franglais.group meets up again. Pop in for an hour and talk to both French and English. Enjoy a cup of tea , coffee, beer or wine. Nothing heavy just a very informal hour to try and improve our french. . For more info call 0549 63 07 61 A quick reminder that its Andy and Val's Quiz Night on Tuesday 10th July at 8pm.. Come along and bring your friends to create a team. Nothing serious just a fun evening. Food will be available up to 7.30pm .If you would like to eat please... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
The story of Portuguese Podengo Beni is amazing...rescued, paralyzed and now back to a normal dog! Read his story on this link and if you can offer him a forever home, contact Dogs of Portugal direct. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at Podenco Post
Organised by the Petosse Cricket Club,they are holding a British Day/Marche Anglais at the Stade. Mr T's Fish & Chips, bar, music, restaurant, tombola, tea and coffee, lots of other stands. In aid of the Refuge Galia at Fontenay le Comte. Date - Sunday 8 July 2018 Plece - stade de Petosse, rue de Chat Ferre, 85570 Petosse Time - 11-1600h Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
OH drove down from our home at St Pardoux to Parthenay today on the D743. There are new signs on the road for 90, 80 and 70! On the 3-lane road, it seems that the single lane is 80 kmh and the double lane (opposite side of the road is 90 kmh! And then of course there is the 70 kmh radar camera for the xroads at Croix de Vignes! Looks as though it will be safest to drive at 80 kmh whatever main road you are on! What an absolute mess!! Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Especially the speed limit on secondary roads in France will reduce from 90 kmh to 80 kmh. Read the other changes here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the full article in the Connexion here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Dogs of Portugal now have Portuguese podengo Gem safe in their care. He's hoping for a forever home, if you would like to apply, contact Dogs of Portugal direct. Here's what they say about him, plus more pix and video. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at Podenco Post
Here is another article on the subject of vaccines and how often our dogs etc should have them. My horse hasn't had a vaccination for several years - he is retired - my dogs don't go anywhere to meet other dogs as we have our own meadows to talk in.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Podenco Post
Click here for a link to the recent newsletters from the British Embassy in Paris. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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One of the emotional problems of helping the galgos and podencos of Spain is that one wants to help them all, especially those traumatized, injured and needing treatment...and the problem is as bad now as it was when I first became involved in 2007. The difference is that more people... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Podenco Post
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One of the emotional problems of helping the galgos and podencos of Spain is that one wants to help them all, especially those traumatized, injured and needing treatment...and the problem is as bad now as it was when I first became involved in 2007. The difference is that more people... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Podenco Post
Far from providing comfort, the scheme for EU citizens in the UK leaves dozens of questions unanswered Read the full article in The Guardian here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Aroa, history of a survivor! Aroa, is a young podenco of just 6 months who was thrown into the water on a raft to drown him. But our Aroa is a brave and smart podenco and was able to get out to safety. He hurt a paw and lost a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at Podenco Post
Do you remember little Podenca Reina, rescued injured from a roadway? Some of you probably donated towards her medical fees to help her back on the road to recovery. She was adopted through Podencoworld in Holland. I hope you can see this video of her with her adoptive mom. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Podenco Post
Including details of marches in the UK, Spain and Denmark. Read the full newsletter on this link. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Movie : Solo : A Star Wars Story Director : Ron Howard Stars : Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke Nationality : American Language : English Link : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3778644/?ref_=nv_sr_2 Dates : - Wednesday 20th : 14.10 PM - Thursday 21st : 8.45 PM - Sunday 24th : 2.10 PM - Tuesday 26th : 5.45 PM Movie : Black Swan Director : Darren Aronofsky Stars : Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel Nationality : American Language : English Link : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0947798/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Dates : - Tuesday 26th : 8.45 PM Bressuire cinema is behind Bocapole and Bressuire Bowling Alley. Excellent disabled access,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Deux-Sèvres Life