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  • We'd been walking in the woods and stopped off at a garden centre on the way home for a look around. This old fellow lives there, he's the owner's dog and he met us at the door and walked us into the store, leading us around. There was something very reassuring about him, he is so old and seemed to have infinite patience, guiding us in to his place and then easing himself to lie in a comfortable spot and watch us browse, but there if we needed him.

    Would that I had such a guide though life..
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