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A Message from MI6

So an interesting thing happened to me the other day which I’d like to share with you.  I received a covert request from MI6 of all places.  Yes indeed, gasp you may, when you realise that their Head of Services required a jumper knitting.  Can you believe it?  I mean, I couldn’t.  And the manner in which […]

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I am Dog

Good day all, Jim Lumpford here!  I have finally managed to wangle my way in to talking to you all by myself.  Sheesh!  I tell you it’s been a long time coming but, trying to get a word in edgeways with her can be a tougher task than you might imagine.  Yes, yes she may appear all quiet, unassuming and […]

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Further misdemeanours of a Private Detective

* warning * this post contains poor attempt at sketching! As Autumn invariably draws closer to an end and days become shorter, our friend Jim Lumpford has been continuing to make the most of each and every daylight hour.  Age insidiously creeps up behind him in shadow.  He suddenly takes a furtive glance over his […]

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Friend or Foe?

Friend or Foe? There’s a lady who visits, she spends some time here, You may notice, she’s missing a piece of her ear. All part of her history, it’s chequered for sure, But I’ll fill in the gaps, come….. lean in, for more. When getting to know someone, there’s a long way to go Discovering […]

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Jim Lumpford Returns

It has been a while.  There’s been a noticeable absence of a certain fellow.  Where has he been?  I am talking of course about our very own master of disguise Jim Lumpford.  That debonair chap who just happens to possess some similarities with a chocolate Labrador.  Well I can tell you he’s been mighty busy….. During the warm […]

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Gone but never forgotton
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The Power of the Dog

A post I hadn’t been planning to write, but the events of the week have compelled me to put into words my own feelings about a subject that is close to mine and I know many others’ hearts.   You may have guessed from the title, I am talking here about our relationships with our dogs.  Our loyal […]

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The Lump
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Introducing The Lumpford Files – A Labrador Tale

And now breaking for a brief interlude from the world of wool, I’d like to introduce you to ‘The Lumpford Files’.  My aim here is to include in my blog a series of short yarns concerning the exploits of our lovable pet Labrador Rolo, fondly known as ‘The Lump’.  This is a little piece, which may appear from time to time to […]

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