Tag Archives: Dogs

The Hound: An urban legend

By popular demand, we managed to secure an exclusive, one-off interview with The Hound of the Basketcases, the dog of mystery and internationally-renowned mischief-maker.  This busy urban canine lets the cameras follow him as he goes about his daily business. … Continue reading

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Fairmont Hotels has gone to the dogs … literally

You don’t often hear a PR say it but Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has definitely gone to the dogs.  Canine Ambassadors http://www.fairmont.com/promotions/canineambassadors are available for “walkies” and cuddles at selected hotels around the world, especially for those guests missing their … Continue reading

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A3 Wanderings: Lazy Sunday lunch at the Bat & Ball Inn, Hambledon

This is a pub or rather “Inn” that I have wanted to re-visit for several years so one Sunday, I decided to take the bull by the horns and do so. Sitting outside with the Hound, a cricket match being played opposite, it … Continue reading

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Portsdown Hill – Looking out over Portsmouth

Years ago, my mother introduced me to Portsdown Hill (a favourite viewing point) with her graphic, grim recollection of how she watched a German bombing raid over Portsmouth in World War II reduce the city to ashes.  In her later … Continue reading

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A new discovery: Creech Wood, Denmead

One of the joys of having a Hound is finding new places for “walkies” and recently, on a friend’s recommendation, I discovered Creech Wood, Denmead. Like Queen’s Enclosure and Park Wood, Waterlooville, it is another remnant of the Forest of … Continue reading

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Five of the Best – Animal Associations

Five of the best modes of transport from across the Magellan PR client base when you next visit a destination or hotel on holiday! Canine Ambassadors, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts  Canine Ambassadors are a very popular feature at Fairmont Hotels … Continue reading

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Queen’s Enclosure – part of the historic Forest of Bere

Queen’s Enclosure, Waterlooville, Hampshire When I moved to Waterlooville with The Hound, my trusty canine companion, a key priority was to look for good places to walk together, spoilt as we were when living in London with Wimbledon Common. It … Continue reading

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It’s not Bulldog Drummond, but dogs are welcome…

Favoured by students and locals alike, the Drummond specialises in substantial food and beverages at an affordable price. Located on the outskirts of Guildford city centre, The Drummond is a recently ‘revamped’ food and drink establishment that offers a calm … Continue reading

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No, I’m not barking mad …

The very first Lily’s Kitchen Canine Cookery Class On Wednesday, I received a tweet advising that I had won a place on the first Lily’s Kitchen Canine Cookery Course.  Correspondingly, this Saturday, I drove up to The London Kitchen, Lambeth, … Continue reading

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