Because Laura’s parents have very recently retired I get to go out more!

This week we visited animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park; that was really exciting! I saw all sorts of animals and as you can see, I had a close encounter with some camels.  We walked through the wallaby enclosure, they were bouncing around all over the place (as you would expect), and the lions were asleep which may have been for the best, as they were very large. 

We had a lovely day out at the wildlife park and I hope we will go back again. I wonder where we will be going next week?

I know Laura’s parents will ask me, as they like to take me out; they are smiling when Laura drops me off on her way to work and they look so happy when she collects me and arranges another visit. I think we are going to have some wonderful visits. Laura said it would keep me occupied and out of trouble, I am not sure what she is hinting at...

Laura suggested that we should pick some blackberries when we were next out on a walk to have for a treat, so this week, in between the showers, we went blackberry picking.

Laura gave me a small box and told me to fill it; she took her container and was busy gathering the fruit and soon her box was filled. She commented that there weren’t many blackberries in my box, followed by one of those knowing looks she very often gives me, and then said ‘We should take them home and wash them before we eat any.’ It was a bit late for that; I had already eaten most of mine!

It has to be said that while there may be a lot of blackberries, they are definitely not the easiest fruit for small paws to get at, but they are worth it!

Just for the record, I didn’t eat anything bad and I feel fine.