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mia and jasper

Notes from plane seats and the odd airport lounge

March 15th 2014
HE SAID... The lead up to this holiday was reasonably smooth until the last two weeks. Work had been going well and our deadlines would have been achievable if the kelpie, the cat and I had cooperated. Jasper (the 7–year old kelpie) accidently split her toenail and had to have the entire nail removed. She had surgery 11 days before we left. Mia (the 1–year old cat) got into a major fight with ... read more
Asia » Malaysia

Malaysian Flag During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
19th March 2014

" shared responsibility and having a harmonious community"
Your quote about the diverse populations of Malaysia seems to apply to this photo--perhaps my fave in all the world-such sweetness and trust! Love all the very interesting information on cultures, history and food--proper preparation to deepen the meaning of your grand adventure and a great intro for others following your footsteps. Great blog!
19th March 2014

Re: " shared responsibility and having a harmonious community"
Thanks a lot for that lovely comment Tara! I really really love that photo. Four months on and Jasper still watches Mia sleep, and Mia still really loves the attention :)
26th January 2019

What a fantastic photo
We have one dog (poodle) and two cats, who are all very good friends, and sleep and charge around the house together. That photo of Jasper looking very concerned about Mia is priceless.
28th January 2019

Re: What a fantastic photo
Thanks! It's one of my favourite photos of our furry ones. Isn't it lovely when they all get along? Our previous cat was a semi-feral (who came with the house)... so when little Mia arrived, the kelpies were very taken with the fact that they could get *so* close to her without getting a blood nose :D

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