T minus two weeks.

So, I’m exactly two weeks away from traveling to Cork for training with my next guide dog Ike if all goes to plan and the weather doesn’t completely mess everything up. Emma noticed on Sunday night that a new picture had been added by Irish Guidedogs to...

Happy Christmas!

To all the people who have commented on this website over the past year have a fantastic Christmas. To the rest of you who don’t comment. ……. Ba humbug! Seriously, It’s been a great year for me again this year. A few things could have gone...

Ah the memories.

It’s weird. I’m not really sure why I thought of it. I was walking to the train station yesterday afternoon when I remembered. I thought it might be of interest to some and I’d love to hear if any of you out there have had similar experiences. When I...

Six months later.

Six months after my Fairwell to Freddie, my previous guide dog, I’m still waiting for the new dog Ike to be fully trained in preparation for the class in the middle of January 2011. It’s been a long, boring, difficult, frustrating and challenging six...