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Shake those hips - the foundation of a strong dog. Part I

It’s no secret that hip dysplasia (HD) is a common serious problem for working dogs, especially the larger ones like our LGDs.  It’s truly not a secret, but given the way that some breeders are reluctant to discuss it, it can certainly feel that way.   1,131 more words

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Offa – King of Mercia (730 - 796)

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 395 more words

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Track : S.I.D. – Offa ft. Kingsta

Dutch artist S.I.D. keeps his stream flowing by releasing yet another new single. This week he teams up with Kingsta who also produced his latest single ‘Offa’. 10 more words


Collie colleague

This friendly collie colleague was good company



This happened many years back. Almost 10 years now and although it still makes me smile, not in jest anymore as I understand the value of cultural literacy in all its glory. 669 more words


Seminar CXXXVIII: between Offa and Irene, Cœnwulf and Charlemagne

As mentioned a couple of posts ago, on 2nd November last year I was in a little Northamptonshire town called Brixworth, crowded into its rather splendid church of All Saints with about a hundred other medievalists and interested parties for… 1,333 more words