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Glor Tire by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health If you've been reading here for a while you might remember hearing about Nicky Kealy. Last year he wrote a great guest post about working with his first guide dog Rich ... Read on »
Writing for the sake of writing by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health My enthusiasm for bloggings sort of died recently. I thought I might as well mention a few things i've been doing and thinking about during the last week. Usually when I wri ... Read on »
Guest Post: Plays With Puppies! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I'm delighted that this month's guest post is from Patti, author of the excellent, entertaining, educational and resourceful blog Plays With Puppies. Thanks for the grea ... Read on »
Settling in by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I've only been living in my house for four days, but already I can say that moving there was one of the best things I have ever done! I'm staying at home tonight to use the ... Read on »
On The Move! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health People told me that building a house would be one of the most stressful things I will ever do, and I hope they are right. It is a lot of work, and in particular, the last mo ... Read on »
O J Rocks! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health O J did possibly one of his best day's work for me yesterday, something that only took him four years to achieve, but something that makes me think he's cool. He came to hi ... Read on »
Guest Post: Assistance Dog for Autism by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health This month's guest post is from a blogger I have mentioned many times here during the last couple of years. They won an Irish Blog Award earlier this year, so I thought it w ... Read on »
Finally, its October! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health September was a long horrible month, and to be honest I'm glad to see the end of it. I'm not the type of person to feel sorry for myself for long, and I always try to find p ... Read on »
Guest Post: Dog's Eye View by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Appologies for the late guest post this month. With so much going on, it was my fault entirely, and not the fault of this month's author. This one was worth waiting for thou ... Read on »
Its the end of the world as we know it... by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health and I don't feel fine. because REM, my favourite band of all time have decided to call it a day. "A wise man once said--'the skill in attending a party is knowing when i ... Read on »
O.J's results by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Sorry for the lack of updates on OJ. I intended posting more often when he was sick but honestly there was nothing to write about. He recovered well, everything was straight ... Read on »
He's home! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health The vet who did OJ's operation rang me just after four to tell me that I could come and collect him. I left him there at half nine this morning, and even though I tried to k ... Read on »
Lets hope its nothing serious by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I usually always love September for some reason, but not this year. I have had a very difficult week, and a visit to the vet with OJ this morning hasn't improved things. ... Read on »
You meet all sorts! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Most guide dog owners know that when your out and about with your dog, you meet all kinds of people who sometimes say and do the strangest things. Here's a few situations I' ... Read on »
Aftercare by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Every year since I trained with OJ in 2007, a guide dog trainer comes up from the centre in Cork to see how we are both getting on. This is known as an aftercare visit, and ... Read on »
Guest Post: At A Glacial Pace by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health The first blog post of each month is a guest post from a guest blogger. This month’s is from Jes, whose blog has been an inspiration to me since I discovered it earlier this ... Read on »
Belfast Part 2: dog training by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I was a bit tired on Saturday morning after the night before, but a shower and a lovely breakfast soon fixed that. After getting directions from Anna, the very helpful r ... Read on »
Belfast part 1: meeting friends by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I never write posts in two parts like this, but since so much happened, it might make this easier to read. I just got home a couple of hours ago, from a busy two days in ... Read on »
Buncrana Music Festival 2011 by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I often blog about music and gigs I have attended here, so I couldn't exactly not right about the amazing festival that took place in my home town at the weekend. Every su ... Read on »
The fundraiser wasn't for me! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Last night I went to a fundraiser in a pub in Greencastle, about forty minutes from where I live. It was a barbecue and raffle, to raise money for Keri, who will be goi ... Read on »