Pix & Updates 2010



Merry Xmas and Happy New Year

Xanda and Charlotte do their bit for the holiday season ......



 Xmas Shows @ Morriset

Here's a couple of pix  from a grand weekend .....



ACT Junior KC Xmas Shows

Lots of pix , here's just a few, proof sheets coming ....
As always very grateful to the gorgeous Alarnah for not only showing Velvet but also Xanda!


Post Riverina District (Grong Grong) @ Bowning

A quick photo shoot with Oliver, Aust Ch Clanheath Twist of Fate, Xanda, Clanheath All About Me
and Suzie, Clanheath Remis Legacy Huge congrats to Jacqui & Oliver, his title @ 13 months,
3 x Junior in Group & 2 x  Junior in show giving him 3 x Class in Show wins in a month!



Far South East/Northern All Breeds

Unfortunately we didn't make it to FSE but had a nice but very soggy time at Hillborough on Saturday
Baby of Breed for Xanda (who was the only on entered) and Sue's Jasper found his tractor again




Goulburn & District KC

Huge congrats to our good friends Mark & BJ who gained his Grand and to all those who achieved over the weekend
Thanks also to Alarnah & Laura for the great job with my kids picking up Reserves, RuBOB and Baby of Breed
Halloweeen Sweepstakes was a great idea and have lots of pix coming ......





Illawarra & Southern Region

Great weekend with some lovely wins - especially Miss Paula & Vinny - BIS!
Thanks to Alarnah, Georgia & Laura for their help with the big kids whose achievements included
BOB & Inter in Group for Velvet, Res & RuBOB for Connie, Reserve for Zig & Baby in Group x 2 for Xanda!
More pix on my personal Facebook site - also spring time on the farm so had to throw in kids in flowers




Hillsborough/Happy Birthday Jake & Ziggy
Thanks to Shaylee & Sue for getting Ziggy in the ring for me and
well done to Jan & Sam, handled by Danielle, on her title and what
a way to do it RuBIS followed by BIS!!!!



Border Collie Club of NSW

Good company, food & wine, lots of laughs and some lovely dogs! 
Great catching up with and taking pix  for friends and family especially

Seth who attended his first show at 9 days - Congrats to Glentress for their
BIS & RuBIS with Wendy & Buddy and to all who achieved on the day!
More pix on my personal facebook profile but proof sheets will be available in a couple of days



Canberra Long Weekend

Interesting weekend with entries going missing etc etc but had some fun anyway
Thanks to Alarnah & Georgia for helping out with the big kids and well done
Alarnah & Velvet and Jess & Ziggy on your wins in handlers!
Proof sheets in the next couple of days ....




These shots on the tractor have to be my favorites ......
Thanks to Shaylee & Laura for helping with the dogs at the various shows and picking up
Challenge & RuBOB for Zig as well as Reserves for both Zig and Velvet and to Sue for not only
helping me gets some pix of my kids but for helping make the tractor shots happen


Condo Shows

Good company, good food, a dash of good wine & some pretty ribbons
Lots of photos coming and well done to all but from a Border Collie perspective huge congrats to
Greg & Issy, Ch Gremaric Speechless, on 2 x BIS & 1 x RuBIS amongst other things!

Also happy to report that Xanda, Velvet & Ziggy all went well with the help
of the lovely Laura Meagher who did a great job with my big kids
Official pix  from shows can be viewed  on my personal facebook  profile




ACT Ladies

Well done to Theresa & Bridie on attaining her Grand, another favorite Grand Champion, Alfred,
makes an appearance to take out Veteran Sweepstakes and Murray & Ebony pose for some quick pix

Great job again Alarnah & Georgia and thanks to Mark & Murray for helping out yesterday ....








Here's a few pix - will try to have proof sheets out ASAP

Congrat's to Amanda & Bundy on is Grand!!!





Bungendore Palerang
Here's a few pix from the weekend follow the link below to the clubs Facebook site to see more ....




ACT Combined Clubs
 Lots of pix - hopefully everyone should have something by now




Canberra - Friends & Family
Puppy cuddles, meet & greet, training and feathers make for an interesting day out

My kids really do enjoying being "down on the farm" even if it is a bit frosty





Castle Hill - Friends & Family
Drove down to drop off something to a friend and got to catch up with Cleo & Jet, Ziggy's babies
as well as Gail & Paul's new man Beau - kept trying to pinch him but got caught every time




ACT Ladies
Challenge & BOB for Jacqui & Sonny on Sunday, Challenge & RuBOB for Ziggy on Monday
and Reserve Challenge for Velvet with her new best friend Donna on Monday





ACT Combined Collie
Here's a quick look at the BIS, RuBIS and Class in Show winners
Well done all - was sorry that I had to pull out - at least I could still take the pix




Yass & Distict
Couple of lovely Class in Show wins for friends Murray & Yvette with Ebony and Teresa & Adam with Bowie!

Think all the proof sheets have now been sent - Yass is such a great place to take pix  - hope you enjoy these





Cowra & Distict
Few nice things happened in the combined camps over the weekend ....
Reserve & RuBOB for Velvet (from an entry of 30 odd BC's), Sweepies win for Karen's Riley
Minor in Group for Jacqui's Oliver & her title and Intermediate in Group for Mark's Flirt
Thumbs up to the new location even if it does add 15-20 mins to the drive
Huge thanks again to Jacqui & Mark for showing my kids




Temora & District
Nice to catch up with a few people I haven't seen for ages ....
Good day for the girls on Saturday with Challenge for Lacey, Reserve for Velvet & Minor in Group for Nellie
Velvet backed up for Reserve again on Sunday - thanks to Mark & Jacqui for getting my kids out there



Velvet, Dragonsmir Velvet Rose, by John Silver
John asked if could use on of my pix  for an upcoming assignment - this was the result!!!!
Please note the copyright - his licensing company has very good lawyers so don't even think about it ....




Anzac Cluster @ Canberra
Some very happy ladies on Friday - Ashley & Rebel BIG and  Jess & Flash RuBIB

Lots of celebrating in these two camps over the weekend with Jess & Flash picking up their final points
for his Grand on Friday and Ashley & Rebel who picked theirs up on Monday along with 2 X BIS!!!

Click here to see more pix from the weekend


Sydney Royal - Friend & Family
Cleo (Ziggy's daughter), Zara (Sonny's daughter) & Gossip (Snowdon's daughter)
More pix coming .....



Easter @ home on the coast
Ziggy, Aust Ch. Clanheath Cause A Riot, strikes a pose
What ever you do don't tell him he's going to a show next week 
Huge congrats to Chance, Kimlise Antaeus SirChancealot, and his team who, once again,
was awarded his Class in Show at the NSW Viszla Club Specialty over the weekend
OOpps someone told him sulking ........




Hillsborough March 2010
I'd been asked to take some pix of a friends father's dogs so decided to make a day of it without my kids and
 take the opportunity to spend some time with good friends Trish and Chance, Kimlise Antaeus SirChancealot
The old guy on the end  says it all - I'm a Basset - I'll just lie here & let you do all the work LOL!




A weekend of catching up with friends & family
Leanne & Ziggy celebrate after a 25pt BOB on Friday @ Hillsborough
Lots of pix coming - huge thanks to Leanne & Jacqui for getting my kids back in the ring ....
We also managed to follow up with a win in a photography competition with
the above photo entitled "Ziggy in his Element"
Click here to see more pix from the weekend



Congratulations to Karen, Barry & Cooper, Aust Ch Blueamble Independence Day! 
Joint winner ACT Working Dog Rising Star 2008, Outright winner 2009
& #2 Aussie Shepherd Rising Star Nationally 2009

Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season
Looking forward to being out and about again in 2010!


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