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theredfred

Me and Fred explore the world together:
Fred is an Irish Terrier who likes chasing birds and engages with the world by exploring things using his nose. Rob is an artist who likes black felt tips and coloured pencils, who engages with the world by talking to people on dog walks:

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The Last Walk With Cosmo

A mainly visual tribute to my companion Cosmo on his final walk. My work mate, my shadow, my muse and my friend. A big miscalculation, I don’t think the formula of 1-7 years works in relation to dog and human […]

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The Last walks

The first last walk, though I didn’t know it, was ‘Over the Golf Course’. We went at the time when all the children were leaving school making the roads busy, ribbons of students along the pavements. The streets full of […]

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We captured a gun emplacement

I noticed another solar farm project being installed only a few miles away, that makes one completed and two currently under construction. Me and Cosmo went to check it out. I thought the first hurdle would be navigating the stile […]

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Luxury holiday homes

I want to carry on with the residential estates theme so our walk with Cosmo today is what we call the normal walk, but I will walk a little further along the sea front to Sea View Holiday Park. This […]

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Abbotswood

So as a contrast to the Rabbit Shaw walk in the last post I decided to walk around behind a less salubrious estate, the phrase ‘council estate’ gives a mental picture of what might be ahead. As we walk through […]

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A Cold, Wet and Windy Night.

It’s one of those dog walks that are really just a chore. It’s cold quite blustery with rain sort of coming and going from time to time. It’s unpleasant, not bad. This makes no difference to Cosmo in the slightest, […]

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drawing maps not painting pictures!

If I’m honest I was a little disappointed with my paints. Actually more specifically I was disappointed with my paintings not the paints, they were never going to handle like paints bought in a shop. The pigment quality was inferior […]

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If you go down to the woods today (2)

I have decided to tell the same story again! This time without photos or words. A picture of the dog walk! probably should describe it as a map of the dog walk. A drawing to describe the events that day!

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If you go down to the woods today

I have decided to take us on one of Cosmo’s walks together in a sort blog version. It’s Sunday afternoon at about 4.30pm and Cosmo is starting to follow me around asking the question ‘when are we going then,……….. I […]

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Forest Operations

After the 2nd World War the Forestry Commission planted a lot of pine trees. These pine trees are all over the Blean where I am walking today. I noticed signs saying Forest Operations and the pine trees that had been […]

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Reinventing the Wheel.

We spoke to no body, saw no one and walked together in total silence. Cosmo in his world and me in mine. Just walking in silence and thinking things over….and over. I don’t know what Cosmo thinks about, but he […]

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The Shelter Posts

I specificaly wanted to walk today on what my wife calls the Wild Wood Walk…. it’s actually the Wildart Trail…but Wild Wood is fine. By total coincidence I can see a sign on the entrance gate, says….Wildart Day…Open to all…Family….be […]

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yellow is my favourite colour anyway

I’ve noticed fairly recently that sitting down and having rests on the dog walk is perfectly OK. It never used to be that way, and if I stopped to chat to somebody or just sat to look at the view […]

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Another Walk With Cosmo

If one year equals 7 dog years; Me and Cosmo embarked on our middle age together, and I looked to him for inspiration for a new body of work!

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