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Diary of a SAFFA Dog – The Return

I have been most remiss in recent months concerning my Diary entries. My fan club has no doubt shrunk to a miniscule number and I fear that my fame has quite vanished. Some of my most ardent fans have begged me to get off my furry butt and once again …

Nelson Mandela Capture Site Sculpture

The Mandela Capture Sculpture in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Nelson Mandela, was arrested on 5 August 1962 when travelling illegally from Durban to Johannesburg where he had met with the then ANC leader Albert Luthuli. Mandela was dressed in disguise as a driver when the police found him.He was then …

Dairy of a SAFFA Dog – Woofalicious Wuffins

No, I am not losing my mind , Mother came home last night bearing a paper bag containing treats, which, are apparently referred to as Wuffins!!  At first we thought that the consumption of her favourite beverage had been somewhat overdone and had affected her speech.  She took umbrage at …

Diary of a SAFFA Dog –

I have been beyond remiss in my communications of late.  I have sunk into the abyss of slobbery and have no excuses for my behaviour. Mother paid a visit to a psychic, who commented that we all appeared to be somewhat ‘directionless’ and compared us to a boat drifting aimlessly …

Diary of a SAFFA Dog -A New Day Dawns

“I’m back!”. By popular request I have resumed my whimsical observations of our daily world.  I have been silent too long and many humorous events have passed unnoticed into history.  My fans no doubt, will hail my return with some glee, whilst my critics will be rushing to their keyboards …

Diary of a SAFFA Dog – Happy New Year

We are finally home!  It has been a busy two weeks with Uncle Nathan and our fellow guests at the Holiday Home.  We are all quite exhausted with the socialising.  The other residents constantly look to us for advice, due to our extensive knowledge of the staff and the facilities. …

Diary of a SAFFA Dog – Off We Go…

We are awaiting the arrival of Uncle Nathan to take us to the Holiday Home.  We had a scrumptious breakfast of canned tuna, presumably to alleviate Mother’s conscience for sending us from home once again during the festive season. However, as Barney pointed out, ‘beggars cannot be choosers’ and we …

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