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Dialogue with the dog

What? What is it? I was having a lovely dream - do I have to wake up!

You want to take a photo because the 'two little angels' are missing me?

Well, I'm flattered of course and I miss them too - I'm not getting nearly as many treats and there's no one to make a fuss of me!

The big eyed look always works. This'll make them go 'aaahhhhh.................

More?

Now that's it - you've got plenty to choose from. We'll finish with a profile shot. No, I'm not going to say cheese!
Hope they'll be pleased.
And no, the weather is not that good here right now- this pic was taken on a lovely, fine midsummer's evening.

Comments

  1. This made me smile - what a marvellous hairy friend you have there. Are those your girls? They're beautiful!

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  2. Oh Lesley.... you MUST know I can not resist doggy posts. Whatever is "her" name. I know it's a her, because of her provocative poses!
    What a cutie. And those girls - they are stunning.

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  3. Bless him,isn't he lovely?!!
    They love to pose for the camera really,they like to make out they dont!!
    Give him a cuddle for me. x

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  4. Lesley, this was a brilliant post! That dog is a heart stealer and those girls........ a pair of beautiful young women.

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  5. Awww, it would take a heart of stone to resist that wee face!!!

    Your girls are stunning!!

    C x

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  6. Could he/she be more cosy in that lovely bed? What a darling!
    What stunningly beautiful girls...are they yours L?

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  7. This is officially the loveliest pup in the world...great pictures.

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  8. Dear All, thanks for visiting - yes, all three girls are mine!

    When the pair in dresses were very young, being close in age meant that they played - and fought with each other with great enthusiasm.

    Cessation of hostilities on more than one occasion was acknowledged when they wrapped their arms around each other and said "We're two little angels!" while wearing 'butter wouldn't melt' smiles!!

    Lesley x

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  9. Lovely looking girls you have Lesley and very pretty frocks. The dog is the cutest of all though...haha. Great poppy painting too. I keep finding things I have painted from years back too which makes a nice surprise.

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  10. Hi Cathy, yes sifting through earlier artwork can be interesting. Then I start to think - this should be organised and recorded in some way..... And that's as far as it gets until the next time! Bye for now. Lesley

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  11. I love those doggie pictures - the girls are very beautiful, too, but there is something about big dark eyes and a fur coat which is irresistible!

    Pomona x

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  12. What gorgeous girls! And.... please may I have your dog, I'm in love!!!!!!!!!! ;0)

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  13. Thanks for stopping by with your lovely comments and it is good to refresh my memory of your art work. Like you, just getting into the swing of blogging - much better than housework. Your poppies and red admiral are beautiful, but it is your seascapes that appeal to me

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  14. Pomona, I know, because you have such cute doggies too, don't you and, the best part, they show such respect and never answer back!!

    Artisanne, she has her moments you know! Meeting unknown dogs is fraught - will she skip around like a puppy or take an instant dislike?

    Hi Jill, that's pleasing to hear, because the seascapes and fluid abstract landscapes are mainly what I do now.

    Thank you all for commenting. Lesley x

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  15. Hi Lesley,
    Lovely to meet you and thanks for leaving a kind comment.:)
    You are so lucky to be living in St Ives. I have spent many holidays there, while growing up. I love the St Ives art galleries!
    Your photos are wonderful. Such a cute little dog. Animals really know how to be comfortable and laid back...
    Have a good weekend.
    Jo.

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  16. Ahhhhh bless your dog is sooo cute and funny. He reminded me of our family golden labardor sandy. Sandy is very funny, she likes to get under the covers and puts her head on the pillows

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  17. LOVE the shots of all of your girls but have a huge soft spot in my heart for dogs~!!~ i so miss having one of my own~!~
    you might want to pop on over to my blog today. i have a give-away going on that you may be interested in . . .

    :)
    libbyQ

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  18. Joanne, Chatters and Libby, it's lovely to hear from you - have a creative weekend (will visit again soon). Lesley x

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  19. Hi Lesley,
    Thank you so much for your comment and I have had a lovely time looking at your beautiful paintings.
    x

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  20. What a sweet dog, he looks very gentle.

    Also, thanks for showing the poppies, I think you have captured their character very well.

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  21. Hello Lesley. Thankyou for visiting my blog and glad you like my drawings from nature. Had a peep at your lovely paintings, love the butterfly and apple.

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  22. Kayla, Valerie and Milly thanks for commenting - I'll continue to enjoy keeping up with your always interesting posts. BfN. Lesley

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