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Beryl Brennan
Interests: Horse riding and events, dogs especially galgos and podencos, reading, cooking, gardening, walking
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There are many podencos and podenco X dogs at Pepis - some have been waiting years for a forever home - they have been looked after and loved by Jane and Alan and the many volunteers who help there. Please have a look at them and consider giving them the... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Podenco Post
Posted 3 hours ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the article here in The Connexion and follow the links there to have your say. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the latest worrying news about Brexit and the Mayhem proposals. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Deux-Sèvres Life
The Dodo is looking for animal rescuer heros - nominate yours here Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Podenco Post
European movement - new Intrerim CEO calls for action and support. Read here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
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1 - christhebarker cartoons 2 - Jonesy cartoons Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Not about podencos but about any dog. I take my young galgo Polar to Obedience classes and a couple of weeks ago on the Club fb page was a video about a dog training club in Australia, where one of the proprietors is a paraplegic, which obviously involves some dog... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at Podenco Post
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Here's a report from Bev Farmer of Podenco Friends who has already got a couple of the rescued podencos on the 'reserved for adoption' list when their passports etc are in order. 'Another terrible situation on Gran Canaria working together with Salva un Podenco g.c we are taking 4 adults... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at Podenco Post
This season of the Comedie Francaise has for the first time been beamed to cinemas around France. The next one is Cyrano de Bergerac and it will be showing at Le Fauteuil Rouge, Bressuire. Date - Tuesday 4th July 2017 Time - 20.30h (8.30pm) Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Interesting - and worrying - article in The Guardian on Brexit talks. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
St Pardoux, between Niort & Parthenay, is one of the best Fetes de la Musique in 79! This year there are 28 groups with more than 200 musicians, both professional and amateur. The event kicks off at 7pm with fireworks at 11pm. Parking is signposted, most of the events are centred around the Foyer Rural and sports ground - just follow the music to find it! There is also food and drink available. Free entry, flat ground so easy for disabled. What's the History of Fete de la Musique; here's a link to an article I wrote in 2010. Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Another case of horrors. Luckily Seprona have taken action. I wish in all cases it would happen this way... how how many will remain incarcerated in these conditions? http://www.grancanariatv.com/2017/06/fotos-rescatan-18-perros-en-pesimas.html The Civil Guard rescues in Gran Canaria to 18 dogs which were in terrible sanitary conditions · At the same time... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Podenco Post
Movie : Life Director : Daniel Espinosa Stars : Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds Nationality : American Language : English Link : http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5442430/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Dates : - Tuesday 20th : 6.00 PM Follow directions to Bocapole, the cinema is behind the Bowling Alley. Good disabled access Snack bar Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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This is Kimi, a Podenco Ibicenco who had a terrible start in life, now hoping there is someone with a loving home for him to share for life. ‎Verixi Souto of the rescue association tells his story.‎ History: Kimi came from nowhere. He came hungry, malnourished, dehydrated, wounded, sick... Kimi... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Podenco Post
Dear Beryl, At the beginning of the General Election campaign Theresa May said she was seeking a mandate to negotiate her sort of Brexit; the result denies her that mandate. The Prime Minister’s version of Brexit was set out in the Conservative election manifesto; it said that sovereignty was a red line, and concluded that Britain must withdraw from both the Single Market and the Customs Union. In doing so it threatened our economic interests, and funding for our public services. At a time when many families have seen no improvement in their living standards for more than a decade,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Thought you might smile at this...borrowed from a resident of London. 'What a pickle the UK finds itself in since the referendum, 1. Cameron gone. 2. Osbourne gone. 3. May in but almost out. 4. The government in a lose lose situation. 5. inflation on the increase 6. The £ not knowing which way to go 7. Business full of uncertainty due to the above. 8. The UK closer to breaking up than it's ever been. 9. The good Friday agreement under massive pressure. 10. Bojo being considered as the next PM!!!!.... WTF! Now what part of "project fear" was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the full article here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Meet Bella, a female podenco, born 1 January 2012. Bella was adopted from Axarquia Animal Rescue to a forever home in the UK, but her owner is unable to care for her any longer so we are desperately looking for a foster or forever home for her, preferably in the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Podenco Post
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It's easy to overlook that there are other colours of podencos besides brown & white and chestnut. Here is an absolutely stunning black beauty, now in her forever home in the UK. Here's her story from Bev Farmer of Podenco Friends. 'Laya is ready for her journey to the UK,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Podenco Post