The Table Game

The Table Game

Blog 10 min read To think - coming up to 20 years since I designed this game for my college students in computing - to improve communication! Who knew it would become a future piece of technology for (dog training and) behaviour world! ... and cruises of course...
Pea, Chick Pea

Pea, Chick Pea

Kay Laurence 10 min read A bonded hen Chick Pea is a lone survivor. July saw a pen of 12 happy birds of various backgrounds, September left just one. A visiting Johnny-Come-Lately of athletic heritage dined a couple of times a week at the expense of my girls. A...
Rewards Aloud

Rewards Aloud

10 min read Introducing Rewards Aloud Most dog sports have evolved from either competitions for purposely bred skills in dogs (such as sheepdog trials, shooting, hunting) or from military activities in the post-war 1950s. The original rules were based on the views of...
When we train a dog it grows

When we train a dog it grows

6 min read Selfish training ? I am as guilty as any trainer to use my skills to teach the dogs what I want them to learn. This is often orientated to my needs, what makes my life easier. Most clients reach out to a trainer for assistance in removing annoying...
Heartbeat of Geek-land

Heartbeat of Geek-land

3 min read “Experts”. “Specialists”. Are we? It really doesn’t describe us, but “Geeks”, yeah, that’s more of a comfy fleece. “People who have a passion”. “People who talk about it even when they are not doing it, have a hunger to learn more and more …” Yep, I’m...
The life of my Time

The life of my Time

3 min read Time is my ninth generation of collies. He lives for being a collie and all that collies have done for generations – work in partnership and assist in what their Person likes to do. This ranges from collecting sheep off the mountain to toddling round the...