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Kicking the blues in dog-friendly Kangaroo Valley

Late last year, Harry and I had high hopes for an action-packed first summer together. Ah, the best laid plans…

The sudden death of my dad in November put paid to any such notions and, after a brief return home to my native Britain, we have instead spent the best part of summer in hibernation, venturing out only as far as the local park.

While I would love to say Harry demonstrated an uncanny empathy for my grief, alas, he did not. Whatever my emotional state, his reaction remains the same – he brings a ball and waits patiently for me to throw it.

Happiness is… a wide open space in which to play ball.

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