Ollie, the Moose, and a Deer by beetleypete: Reblog

Ever daydream about swapping your stressful job for countryside ease with your most charmingly wrinkled best friend?

Ollie is blogger beetleypete’s Shar-Pei.

Blogger beetleypete did just that — retired and relocated from London to rural Norfolk, taking with him his wife as well as his seven-year-old Shar-Pei dog, Ollie. Here offers us a snapshot of his new life for us to drool over…


By the time it came to take Ollie for his walk on this Sunday afternoon, it had been raining here for almost 24 hours, non-stop. I was not in the best of moods, having been awakened early by a particularly torrential downpour whilst it was still dark outside.

I also had to wear my new Wellington boots for the first time, as last year’s ones had sprung a leak somewhere, forcing me to invest in a new pair. As we set off, I wasn’t looking forward to a couple of hours walking in heavy rain, trudging through mud and six-inch deep puddles. The new boots were not too uncomfortable, though the left one was rubbing my little toe enough to have me limping after less than an hour.

Ollie was looking around, in the hope of seeing some other dogs for company. But nobody else was risking the lunchtime downpours…

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13 thoughts on “Ollie, the Moose, and a Deer by beetleypete: Reblog

  1. sherazade December 30, 2019 / 1:41 am

    Amo il mio lavoro, la mia vita cittadina, il mio piccol9 giardono, le passeggiate al parco e le gite al mare con la mia Sally : sono un ‘animale’ di città !
    Bupn anno mia cara! Auguri
    the two together

    Shera &Sally


  2. M Miles December 13, 2019 / 10:22 am

    Love the dog and the moose..two of my favorite critters..you always have such great pictures..

    Liked by 1 person

    • da-AL December 15, 2019 / 9:00 pm

      Glad you enjoyed — in this case, pix are Pete’s 🙂


  3. Stella, oh, Stella December 11, 2019 / 4:43 am

    We met two of those dogs (with owners) on our last tour around the lake. Now I know what they are, interesting kind of dog, I just googled them.

    Liked by 2 people

    • da-AL December 11, 2019 / 8:52 pm

      Everyone says how cute they are as puppies, which they are, tho I’ve only seen them in fotos. Ollie is adorable full grown too ❤

      Liked by 2 people

  4. Kally December 11, 2019 / 2:05 am

    Lovely post. I totally love Pete’s blog too! I’m a fan.

    Liked by 2 people

  5. beetleypete December 11, 2019 / 12:42 am

    Thanks very much for the kind words and the re-post.
    Best wishes, Pete.

    Liked by 1 person

    • da-AL December 11, 2019 / 8:45 pm

      Thank you for letting me post it here, Pete 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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