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F E B R U A R Y

If I could choose two words to describe February they would be 'breezy' and 'cold'. Make that 'really, really windy' and 'freezing cold'. Cue windy beach walks. Cue woodland walks with damp leaves underpaw. February was also about snood stylin'. Who doesn't love a snood? Especially when it's been handmade for you by your Canadian pal Gryffin's Mum Kerry.

snuggly jumper by Equafleece

My friend @hectorpickleton's πŸ™‹πŸ»@girlaboutgarden bought my πŸ™‹πŸ» this lovely throw by Romney Marsh Wools. Naturally, I claimed it straight away.

There was a bit of neckerchief styling too. Who doesn't love a neckerchief? Specifically a Camo Pom Pom bandana complete with orange pom pom.

or paisley, a gift from my buddy Albert

Or how about a pop of orange and navy from my pal @Fonz_ Yes, I have the best pals. Seriously. This Tile Rider bandana is from HOUNDWORTHY. πŸ’₯

Betty @Labradoodle37 in Whiskers & Stitched

I hung out with my pal Archie

and with Grannie

And in the middle of February we had a last minute break. πŸ‘¨πŸ» took a few days off work and we booked a wee cottage in a village called Norham just across the border in the very north of England. We'd hoped for Iots of big walks, but it rained and rained, and we had howling gales. But we're tough, right? We had a few freezing cold beach walks at Norham By The Sea and Bamburgh.

πŸ™‹πŸ» got a year older when we were away, so πŸ‘¨πŸ»and I took her for a birthday beach walk. She was really excited.

in Norham

Pedwell Cottage

We visited this amazing bookshop called Barter Books in Alnwick. Created in a former railway station, the bookshop includes a model railway and gigantic murals.

we stopped off at the Union Bridge

The Union Bridge - also known as the Chain Bridge - spans the border between Scotland and England - the side behind us in the previous photo is Scotland. The bridge was opened in 1820, at which point this was the longest wrought iron suspension bridge in the world with a span of 137 metres.

back in Scotland, at Aberdour Castle

and North Berwick

and that was my February...

Thank you for reading! Until next month then, when I hope to be sharing lots of spring time moments... 🌿

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  • travelswmyphone

    Looks like Harris had a (mostly) cosy month. Great to see your face too Fiona

  • Fonz_

    Epic month pal πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ

  • idahphotography

    So adorable :)

  • greyctbird

    I haven't even opened this yet, BUT, Harris' face to too cute on the cover! He's like, you silly humans!! I'm FREEZING here 😍

  • greyctbird

    I LOVE this month. You have to be the best dressed doggie in all of the British Isles.

  • _bearista

    Looking good in a snood! (And freezing! Wow!)

  • coppernotes

    @rachelstravels Yeah, sooooo many cold walks! Thank goodness for dachshund sizes fleeces! πŸ™ˆ

  • coppernotes

    @greyctbird Loved that first comment - that cover shot was taken on the coldest walk. The COLDEST! We'd intended to have a longer walk but we reached a point where we were just too cold! The wind was bitter. It was a good month though.. ☺️ (and yeah, he's better dressed than I am! Much!)

  • coppernotes

    @_bearista It really was cold - so so many freezing cold walks in this month! The snood is good right? So kind of our friend to make and send this ☺️

  • coppernotes

    Harris says thank you! @idahphotography πŸ‘‹πŸ»

  • coppernotes

    Pal, @Fonz_ I tried, 🀜🏻

  • coppernotes

    Thank you @Steller πŸ™‹πŸ»πŸΆβœŒπŸ»

  • coppernotes

    Thanks for the share @amjbarnesy πŸ‘‹πŸ»β˜ΊοΈ

  • greyctbird

    You can just see his shoulders hunched and pulling his neck in - his face is SO expressive!

  • coppernotes

    He certainly is @greyctbird - H just looks at me and I know what he's thinking!

  • Leontine

    Finally! I expect this story to Harris, but also for Scottish landscapes that you make me discover. Although the cold air does not attract me. Harris is always more elegant and sure of his being a protagonist. 🐢❀

  • coppernotes

    Hello @leontine and yes, this was a particularly raw and wind-blasted month. But thank you! Harris manages to look elegant whatever the weather - unlike his humans! πŸ˜‚

  • DaraheCacau

    Linda fotoπŸ˜˜πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • eclairejane

    What a lovely dog!😍😍

  • Peiper2007

    Great photos, but gave me the chills look at themπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜„

  • annld60

    Beautiful photos and such styling clothes clothesπŸ’•πŸŒΏ

  • coppernotes

    And this one... @saradeluigi ☺️❀️

  • nkahpi

    what a professional models....so cute...

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