Sunday, 17 April 2016

Aberdeen Park Talk 2016

So after a solo romp around the park (no dawdling) I joined my Saturday morning pals and their humans.

While engaging in routine greetings, I overheard snippets of the humans' conversation:

"Still working?"
"Job hanging by a thread"
"Mine too. Only eleven days billable so far this year"
"Rate cuts of 10% in the offing"
"10%, you're lucky, I'm down 40%"
"More redundancies coming up at BP"
"And yet Bob Dudley's still paid £14 million"
"North Sea's finished, our vessel's heading to Angola for six weeks; the wife'll be walking Tassie"

It was all getting too depressing. So when I spotted my wiry pal Murphy by the gate, I bounced over to say hello.

Boy, that's some haircut, I remarked.

I don't need reminding Bertie, came the plaintive response, didn't you notice it snowed last night? Spring in Scotland, huh!

But then Murphy spotted a jogger and livened up considerably.

You can't keep a good WFT down for long…


  1. Poor Murphy - ya need furs to keep warm in da snow!

  2. Dear me Bertie those snippets of humanese...was a lot for SCIENTIFIC WFT to digest!. You did have a very sunny day though. OM WFT Someone buddy seriously lowered Murphy's ears (mom said when her dad was going to get a hair cut,he said he was getting his ears lowered)....even the glorious WFTtail furs were eliminated! Hugs Madi your bestie

  3. Hari OM
    Dear oh dear oh dear... glad you found someone else to natter with Bertie lad - but glad to see Gail has kept you 'rugg-ed' for the time being. It snowed here yesterday too!!! Tsk... hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  4. Wowsers, is that some sun we see?? Looks like you had some fun at the park, even if those humans were getting you down :-).
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

  5. The humans can be such a downer. Glad you were able to meet up with your pal, Murphy for some fun!

  6. Well Murphy looks like a fun fella to this Murphy BOL!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  7. Murphy looks like a fun guy! But I like your more natural haircut more.

  8. A friend, who recently moved to the US from Scotland, talked about the terrible state of the oil industry there, for all but ole Bobby.

  9. That did sound awful and yes your friend is missing the furs but you look awesome Bertie!!