Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Bertie's Christmas Message


If “bumpy” best describes your year,
Like the Queen's, and you wish things were merrier,
Here’s a message of hope and good cheer
From your favourite wire-haired fox terrier…

What do I do when I see a bump?
Do I halt in my tracks? No, no, no! 
I bounce and I skip and I jump,
And joyfully onwards I go! 

If your road this year has been smooth,
Then pause and give thanks, you are blessed.
To ALL friends, Happy Christmas to you,
And I wish you peace, love, and the rest.


17 comments:

  1. Yay Bertie, great poem. If last year was bumpy, you may have to put on your seatbelt. We think next year might be bumpier! But forget all that, and have a very Merry Christmas with lots of treats!

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  2. Hari OM
    Bertie lad, you brought a smile this sunny morn
    to a heart that has been a little bit worn
    Nothing beats a bit of dog-fun and cheer
    so I send you good wishes and on to next year!!!
    Hugs and wags, and Much Love to you and Gail, YAM-aunty xxx

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  3. A very Happy Christmas to you and Gail.
    Thank you, Bertie, that's lovely sentiment.
    Human and I (or should that be me?) are just back from a quick walk in gorgeous sunshine - and it's warm!
    My human is starting to get ready for her Christmas lunch with friends, and I shall have to stay and hold the fort (sigh). However I have been assured that there will be treats on hand to help me while away the hours until she returns.

    Love,
    Inca xx

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    1. Hi Inca
      Apparently I too am shortly to be abandoned when Gail goes to lunch with friends. Sigh...
      Enjoy your treats.
      Toodle pip!
      Bertie.

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  4. Love your message, Bertie. Merry Christmas to you and Gail!

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  5. Bertie my handsome and wise WFT...what a lovely message for this Christmas Day.
    I do hope Gail has returned from her Christmas Dinner with friends and she brought you something yummy
    Hugs Cecilia

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  6. Merry Christmas Bertie and Gail. Wishing you both all the best for 2020, as Bertie bounces, skips and jumps into the next decade!

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  7. Merry Christmas Gail and Bertie. We loved your poem too.

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  8. Joyeux Noël Bertie & Gail.
    Sweet William The Scot

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  9. Very inspirational. You should be Prime Minister.

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  10. Happy Christmas Bertie and Gail. Great poem! Thanks for the lovely views of Torridon over the year. Great to be reminded of some of our favourite places. Clare & Daniel (sorry - we're both humans!)

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    1. Hi Clare and Daniel, and thanks for your comment, we love to hear from humans too!

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  11. What a inspirational post today Bertie! We hope you and Gail had a very Merry Christmas and here's to a powering over any bumps in 2020!
    xoxo,
    Rosy, Jakey & Arty

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  12. Wishing you both all the best for a smooth 2020. May it be the start of less roaring (Lady says the politicians of the world roar too much).

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  13. Bertie-
    That is very sound terrier advice. Everybody and every doggy encounters a few bumps along the road of life! May your year ahead be smooth sailing and free of major bumps!!
    Love,
    Wyatt and Tegan

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  14. I agree with my pal Wyatt, very sound terrierist advice. You knows we terrier's gots the bestest jumpin' leggies in all of Dogdom! BOL!!
    I hopes the New Year has very few bumps and lots of smooth roads with lots of purty scenery....and maybe some stinky stuffs to roll in...
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  15. We hope you had a lovely holiday! We have been happy to tag along virtually on some of your beautiful walks and hope to see more in the new year!

    Kiki and Rosie

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