No dogs arrived at the refuge and none left either. In fact visitors were thin on the ground. Maybe everyone is busy gardening. On the subject of which, yesterday Steve and Eric (who did some English language training and has now got the “SPA bug”) finished painting the long wall opposite a row of kennels. And instead of scrappy weeds, we now have a flower bed. Wouldn’t it be nice if this could be filled with aromatic plants? If any of you are visiting a garden centre and “accidentally” buy too many plants, we would help put any extras to good use!
We would like anything that doesn’t take too much care; water is no problem, but hardy plants would be best. At present we have a couple of lavenders and rosemary bushes, but there is scope for much more, if you have any thoughts. Compost will be needed too.
Plenty is going on behind the scenes too!
Many of you will know that this weekend is the Easter Market in and around La Cité, and the SPA will have a stand there, as we did for the Christmas Market. The activities run from 10 am till 7pm from Saturday to Monday, and there will be lots to do. As far as the SPA is concerned, Ve Ro and her team are busy making sure there are enough people to cover all the time slots. Three days is quite a commitment, after all, and there are lots of logistics to sort out.
Meanwhile Anna is busy making cupcakes which will be used to raise funds. She has got dog-themed ribbon and everything! Don’t know about you, but in this heat, baking hundreds of cupcakes would not be my activity of choice. Eating them is another thing, though!
Please come along to visit the market and support us, and why not bring your dog along to say hello!
Cupcakes- Looking nice but in need of being eaten!