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Beachcombing

Advantages: Beautiful writing, interesting facts
Disadvantages: None

Sprackland is a poet, and a good one. At least I assume she's a good poet – I rarely read poetry these days. Her first collection was shortlisted for the Forward Prize, her second was shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award and ...

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Review of Strands: A Year of Discoveries on the Beach - Jean Sprackland

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More interesting than listening to humans

Advantages: Simple, kind dog training method and a wealth of practical experience and advice
Disadvantages: None

We’ve had Monty Roberts, the Horse Whisperer (from his book ‘The Man Who Listens to Horses’), with Robert Redford playing him in the movie version – now we have Jan Fennell, the Dog Whisperer. I’d like to see Glen Close playi ...

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Review of The Forest People - Colin Turnbull

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Raindrops the size of lemons

Advantages: Magical
Disadvantages: It ended

...Do you ever wonder whatever happened to the characters in the fairy tales you were told as child. . . the ones that would make you feel all warm and happy inside? Somehow these feelings of wonderment seem to fade in direct proportion to responsibili ...

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The Wolf In Your Living Room

Advantages: Some good tips for training a pet dog.
Disadvantages: Some methods may seem severe.

The Dog Listener "Learning the Language of your Best Friend" is a guide to learning the psychology of dogs in the hope that, with better understanding we can train them to be obedient, social pets. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jan Fennell from Lincolnshire began ...

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Review of The Forest People - Colin Turnbull

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I'll be your dawg!

Advantages: East to follow, easy to read
Disadvantages: A bit repetitive

...whose name is Ben. Ben was abandoned and was about 18 month old when he came to me. He is now about 4½ years old. Ben is a gentle soul most of the time. The only aggression he has shown is to other dogs if there is food about, or ...

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Review of The Forest People - Colin Turnbull

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