Not long now…

I've ordered my wetsuit, and it's just dawned on me how very little time there is now until my big swim - More practice is needed!! But I know I can do it, it's my aim of an hour that is daunting. But in order to up the sponsorship I thought I'd see if any …

Crufts 2012

08/03/12 Today is the first day of the biggest dog show, and tomorrow I will be there! I'll be sure to take photos, remember to watch it on channel 4, more4 or E4, as I can't remember which one it's on! Also the trialling season begins again soon so expect more random GRCN posts soon. …

Training session #1

Ok so today training commenced, and weaning oneself in gently is the way forward. My aim, to do the final mile in 1.5 hours... So off I went, with Heather of Stormford Golden's as "coach". Well if I try to do the whole thing in a combination of breast stroke and paddling on my back …

Splashy, Splashy

Well people, I have decided – as crazily as it may sound – to take part in the Great North Swim 2012. Yes, that’s right, I’m going to attempt to train for and swim 1 mile (I chickened out on the 2 mile, but maybe in  2013, if we all live that long?) So now …

How to Camouflage a Golden Retriever… (GRCN Working Test – Morton Grange, East Harlsey)

Instead of my normal spiel post-working test I have delayed my update as I have been pondering on how best to put what happened into words. So here it is, let’s call it the day Stormford Alter Ego, found his Alter Ego. Findlay as he’s known to his friends is known as a Show Golden …

Day 10: Road Trip (LA in a Day – Santa Monica Pier, Runyon Canyon, Beverley Hills, Hollywood Blvd)

Santa Monica Pier was the first stop on this whistle stop adventure of southern California. I got my picture taken Forrest Gump style outside of Bubba Gump Shrimp co. Yes it is a real restaurant chain it was created after the movie was made. I was a total tourist, I was stunned by everything I …

Slight Delay!

Hi I'm writing this from Angela's laptop, I do have 2 blog posts written and ready to send but for some reason the internet is playing up on my iPod and I'm too lazy to rewrite them on here - so I'll post them when I get a good wifi connection. But just in case …

Day 4: Taches on

Ok so today was crazy full - this morning we did Breakfast, not the artery clogging typical American... Sorry United States, not American as American is not a nationality for citizens of the US - private joke... Breakfast but still a damn good breakfast. We had cherry mimosas (a pitcher of, we keep it classy …