Monday, February 28, 2011

Kelleee.



There's nothing like a shapely pair of legs to put a smile on a boys face. In Wilfs case the smile can be traced to the arrival in the village of a seven year old Springer Spaniel called Kelly. This morning as the family fellow and yours truly were walking past the gates of the chateau ' Kelleee ' came bounding out to say 'bonjour' . She's one of those enthusiastic, slightly ungainly, tongue lolling dogs that doesn't so much run as fall over her feet. It transpires that the old lady who lives in the cottage by the windmill has been to the rescue centre and found herself a new companion.

Wilf, who was engrossed with something unspeakable in the hedgerow, took some time to notice Kellys presence. But when he did he was star struck. The family troubador stood , frozen in admiration, as Kelly cartwheeled and piroueted around him. A rerun of the Polish farmboy meets sophisticated French ballerina script.

Sadly for Wilf, Kelly was soon off again . He tried to run after her down the lane but he doesn't have the turn of speed he used to. For a while the old fellow looked crestfallen but was soon heading purposefully home. A definite air of ' just let me take a quick nap and then we'll see who's the fastest ! '. He's now asleep by the door, dreaming of heaven only knows what. We'll wake him up at lunchtime. Perhaps Kelly will be there on his afternoon walk. As Wilf might say, ' It's not by the grey of the hair that one knows the age of the heart '.

27 comments:

  1. Oh Wilfy, hope springs eternal.
    Toodle pip!
    Bertie.

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  2. Hi Angus, could we trouble you for a photo of this Kelly that has clearly ignited the interest of our beloved Wilf..?

    Stormy..

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  3. So, happy afternoon sweet Wilfee, hope that Kelly will be there for a great moment of playing and why not, rolling in the grass !
    Cuddles and bisous sweet boy, amitiés to you Angus.
    Enjoy this new week.

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  4. Never mind Wilf, sometimes playing "hard to get" can be more fun - let her do the running !!

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  5. Hippie!!! Wilf has found a lady friend!!!! Love from Southern Italy Susanne, Daisy and Foxiie

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  6. This post has warmed my heart! Lets hope that for Wilf it really is love and not just a bad case of 'spring-fever!' :-)

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  7. Love is in the air! Your description of Kelly reminds me of a certain boxer I know..... ;)

    Blessings and Love,
    Janelle and Maggie Mae

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  8. Hope there was a trip to the car park for tyre christening to lift his spirits.

    XXXOOO Daisy, kendra & Bella

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  9. what a wonderful visual!! you make me laugh everyday....:)
    xoxo

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  10. Or the less eloquent "Just because there's snow on the roof doesn't mean there's not a fire in the chimney!" Petey has a Rottweiler mix across the street who is in love with him, she must be at least 4 times his size. I'm not sure if he ignores her efforts to get his attention out of disinterest or fear!

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  11. There's nothing like a beautiful girl to put a spring in a fellow's step! At least Wilf seems to have better taste than Digby did. I recall the object of his affection was a bit less charming. I have to say, Wilf's wisdom for today might be one of my favorites!

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  12. Sweet Wilf. I hope that Kelly will be a daily apparition in your life as you walk past the chateau. Your heart is young...

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  13. Oh Wilf...I have an excellent smoothie recipe that will make Kelly not run quite so fast...she'll be much easier to keep up with dear boy...

    We hope she'll be there again this afternoon for you...how does a French chien get the name of Kelly, I'm just wonderin'....!!

    Now rest up until you see her again!!

    Love and kisses,

    Miss Lacie Girlie

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  14. Nice to be reminded our hearts stay young. I remember my father, after he had somewhat recovered from the death of his wife and my mother, noting he would never marry again but that he did "miss the scent of a woman." You don't need to chase her, Wilfie; let her chase you :).

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  15. Oh Wilf, Springers are hard to keep up with no matter a fellow's age. There used to be one who lived down the road from us. We had an elderly Chow Chow at the time named Max, and whenever we'd meet up with this Tigger like canine, the spaniel who simply spend the time jumping back and forth over Max's back. He would look up at us and sigh.

    Best to dream of lady sheepdogs.

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  16. I **LOVED** thi spost! Perfectly written and enjoyed by all..way to go Wilf..you take your time :-)

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  17. More of Wilf's Wisdom Profonde :-)

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  18. Why dear Wilf! Imagine that, a new friend! How lovely. In picture #2 today, you have an air of M'sieu Poirot with a little bit of a moustache! Handsome boy!! Enjoy your nap, Wilf, and keep going! Go call on Kelly and play!

    With love, your Canadian pals,
    Dianna along with Tor, Willow and Tucker

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  19. Spring is definitely in the air!! Love at first sniff -- we hope Wilf gets to see Kelly again. It will be good for his amour-propre!!!

    xxx Joan

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  20. How lovely for you to meet another dog that interests you. It is a treat to be in the presence of your own kind. Kelley willl certainly make going out for walks even more pleasant for you. She doesn't care how fast or far you can run; she likes you for you! It's that PON charm that gets 'em all the time.

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  21. Wilf
    Wait till she gets to know you.
    She won't be able to wesist youw chawm
    smoochie kisses
    ASTA

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  22. wilf, miss kelly would be quite the lucky lady to have you for her beau!!

    the booker man and asa's mama

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  23. it's so fun to have a new pup friend to admire and dream about. we bet it's making Wilf's heart go pitter-patter. now you really have something exciting to look forward to on your walks.

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  24. Ha! I am reading all past posts and just had to comment on the playboy.He is such a puppy in his head. Wonderful!

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