Monthly Archives: January 2010

Directly Against Advice given

Have just returned from an overnight stay with friends in Birmingham which was great fun. because i’ve had very little training with jasmine on train stations, I booked assistance and was fully prepared not to work Jasmine on the stations. … Continue reading

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Real Potential

Had another visit from our Guide dog Mobility Instructor today to do the route to the leisure centre which we hadn’t done on Monday. I have to take back what I said about a medical centre with poor access as, … Continue reading

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A Good Walk Spoiled by Other People’s Rudeness

Personally, I think that those who deliberately distract my guide dog whilst I am working it are invaders of my personal space and extremely rude. If people took the time to ask me if they could stroke my dog, I’d … Continue reading

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A Surprising Change of Direction

Had a routine visit yesterday evening from the Guide Dog Mobility Instructor who has been working with Jasmine and me. The plan was that we’d walk the route to the leisure centre. On the way we pass the end of … Continue reading

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Gradually getting Back to Normality

We’ve had a lovely weekend this weekend with friends staying. This was the first time we have had friends to stay with another guide dog. I was unsure of how jasmine would behave, but she was actually very good. The … Continue reading

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Most Depressing Day of the Year?

Apparently it is officially the most depressing day of the year today. How they come up with this fact I don’t know. I can only assume that its because its well on the way through the month but not far … Continue reading

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Being Prepared

Yesterday’s weather was probably the most challenging yet in terms of getting to work. Snow and ice still around with freezing rain which was forming black ice. As with the weather for the last couple of weeks my spikes saved … Continue reading

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