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Age UK join forces with The People’s Friend

I’ve just caught up with the issues of The People’s Friend that contain the new monthly series of articles from Age UK. Whilst Age UK could supply the text, The People’s Friend needed someone local to the Newport shop that Age UK have selectued to... read more

Library Visitors Buy Books!

Saturday’s Meet The Author event Wellington (Shropshire) Library was great fun. It’s always interesting chatting to potential readers (and past book buyers), many of whom are dog owners – although, looking at my table display that’s hardly... read more

246,209 Thank yous

  I can’t believe the figures keep growing, but thank you to everyone who has bought a copy of One Hundred Ways For A Dog To Train Its Human. Total sales for all formats now total 246, 209... read more


The October 2014 issue of Country Walking carries a 5.5-mile route around Morville, in Shropshire (not far from Bridgnorth), offering walkers an opportunity to visit three churches, and Upton Cressett Hall, described by Sir John Betjeman as a “remote and... read more

Smiley faces at Age UK in Newport, Shropshire

What a fun morning I’ve had, taking photos on behalf of The People’s Friend magazine, at the Age UK shop in Newport, Shropshire. My thanks go to store manager Sharon, and the rest of her team for making me feel so welcome (and making me a cup of tea!), as... read more

Amazon Statistics

I know we shouldn’t check our Amazon sales rank every three seconds, but I just happened to log on to discover the following: The Kindle version of the Bluffer’s Guide to Dogs is currently number 1 in the Dogs sub-category of Home & Garden and... read more