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
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 -
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
company, food & wine, lots of laughs and some lovely dogs!
Great catching up with and taking pix for friends and family
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!
pix on my personal facebook profile but proof sheets will be available in a couple of
Canberra Long Weekend
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 ....
shots on the tractor have to be my favorites ......
Thanks to Shaylee & Laura for helping with the dogs at the various shows and
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
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
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
done to Theresa & Bridie on attaining her Grand, another favorite Grand
makes an appearance to take out Veteran Sweepstakes and Murray & Ebony pose
for some quick pix
job again Alarnah & Georgia and thanks to Mark & Murray for helping out
a few pix - will try to have proof sheets out ASAP
Congrat's to Amanda & Bundy on is Grand!!!
Here's a few pix from the weekend follow the link below to the clubs
Facebook site to see more ....
ACT Combined Clubs
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
kids really do enjoying being "down on the farm" even if it is a bit
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
Challenge & BOB for Jacqui & Sonny on Sunday, Challenge & RuBOB for Ziggy on
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!
all the proof sheets have now been sent - Yass is such a great place to take
pix - hope you enjoy these
Cowra & Distict
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
Minor in Group for Jacqui's Oliver & her title and Intermediate in Group for
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 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 &
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
daughter), Zara (Sonny's daughter) & Gossip (Snowdon's daughter)
pix coming .....
@ home on the coast
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
congrats to Chance, Kimlise Antaeus
SirChancealot, and his team who, once again,
his Class in Show at the NSW Viszla Club Specialty over the weekend
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
take the opportunity
to spend some time with good friends Trish and Chance, Kimlise Antaeus
old guy on the end says it all - I'm a Basset - I'll just lie here &
let you do all the work LOL!
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
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
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!