It’s proper winter now and really chilly at nights, so I get to wear my lovely soft fleecy pyjamas when I go to bed.
Now, don’t laugh! I know I’m a big dog but I’ve only got a really short, single coat – I’m practically bald! – so I really feel the cold.
And you know us Danes really like our creature comforts…!
My humans got my pyjamas especially made – they tried buying some from shops that sell doggie clothing but even the XXXXL sizes were too tight on me – especially my deep chest! So in the end, they went and bought some lovely thick fleece fabric from a shop and asked a tailor to make one up for me, in the same design as the smaller dog pyjamas they saw…it’s a bit big and floppy when I stand up but it covers me up really nicely when I’m curled up on my bed and keeps me very warm when I’m sleeping!
(they’ve also put the winter cover on my beanbag bed…it’s got a warm, furry top that’s lovely to lie on!)
My human, Hsin-Yi, has been sick in the last few days because she said she caught a cold (why did she go and catch it?) – in fact, she caught the cold 2 weeks ago and had just let it go and then caught another one again! How stupid is that?!
So she has been walking around the house making funny noises into tissues all the time and when she talks to me, she sort of sounds like the ducks down at the pond. I think maybe if she wore fleece pyjamas like me and tried to catch rabbits instead of colds, she wouldn’t get sick…silly human!
Anyway, Paul was very nice and when he came home yesterday, he brought her some of her favourite flowers – tulips - and some of those flat books she likes to read, called ‘trashy mags’ which are full of stories about famous humans that are not true.
I tried to make her feel better by offering some of my slobbers but I must say, she was not very appreciative…so I just helped by sending her special healing sleep vibes. I think they’re working coz when I woke up today, she seemed much better and was talking in her normal voice. Thank goodness!
Oh, I also wanted to show you some more pictures that Hsin-Yi has been taking of me in the last few weeks for Camera School.
She has been learning all sorts of different things, like how to make something close to the camera look sharp and clear while things at the back are blurry…
…and how to take take “continuous shots” so she can catch me in action…
…and some pictures with no colour…
…and she also learnt to do things on the computer to make photos look a special way, using a programme called Picasa. (You can download it for free, if you’d like to make some fancy pictures too)
The collages in this post are all made with Picasa – and you can do lots of other cool things too, like change the colour of your pictures and make them fuzzy or even put them in a slideshow with music!
But Hsin-Yi’s favourite effect is the “Focal B&W” which does this:
…oh, and this is just a picture of me being a shameless hussy!