This Side of the Pond
Notes from an uprooted Englishwoman
August 8, 2019
I have begun to wonder if my Dog of Very Little Brain is quite as daft as she looks. She’s still falling off more things than she stands on and she’s terrified of paper plates, but Midget has also been giving us reason to believe she could learn some new tricks after all.
You may recall that, earlier this year, our dog managed to get herself stuck behind a piece of furniture and, instead of calling out for help, spent a couple of hours waiting silently for someone to notice. She’s never had the sharpest claws on the paw, but that’s a big part of her appeal, because there’s somethi...