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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