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trying to look into the future!!
IS NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS!!!!
in the Cranstal household of late the above statement is completely
correct for once in our lives! Crufts has come and gone and none
of us has been to a show this year!! All four of us salukis think
that this is a very good direction for our lives to be moving in.
However the fact that everyone of us has had a bath twice in the
last few weeks does not bode well for our continued absence from
the show ring!
none of us are quite sure what!! However knowing Mopps and Kennel
Man we have a strong suspicion that it is going to affect us - the
gang - more than anyone else. Phrases like 'The Iceman cometh' are
being bandied about accompanied by somewhat worrying and self satisfied
smirks from those who, in my not so humble opinion, should know better.
We four salukis called a meeting to discuss our concerns - and have
arrived at the conclusion that it is somehow connected with a recent
excursion that Mopps and Kennel Man made to a place called Sweden.
from anything else we were all distinctly less than impressed when
the four of us ended up 'in the Slammer' again because of this trip.
(But from the way that things have gone since their return it would
appear that our incarceration might be going to be the least of our
worries). I feel that perhaps I should explain that our reluctance
to visit our holiday residence has absolutely nothing to do with
Kennel Ann and her daughter Kennel Jessica whom we count amongst
our mates. The food is fine (we take our own) the fields for exercise
are excellently maintained, the company is varied, the staff are
most obliging and best of all after three years of
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