Trip to England August 2004
On Wednesday, the 18th of August 2004, Andreas started to a trip through England. OIliver, the owner of Indy from our
B-litter, joined him. The following map shows the way both have travelled:
Our first way lead us to Ramsey, where we met Penny Forster-Cooper and her Sheltysham Border Collies. After that we were heading for Leicester, where we visited Sheena und Bruce Kilsbyand the Whenway Border Collies. It is always wonderful to see SH CH Whenway Royal Highlander, one of our favourite dogs. Sheena then joined us to see Maureen Briddon (Bridacre Border Collies), where we saw a two week old litter of Bridacre Juliet and SH CH Littlethorn Galaxy.
After seeing a litter in Alfreton at Aculsia Border Collies, we went to see Jimmy and Jean Entwistle (Beesting Border Collies) close to Manchester. We always wanted to see SH CH Beesting Twiglette, another all time favourite of us, he was more than 14 years old already and the great-grandfather of our B-litter. Frazer, how his friends call Twiglette, is a wonderful strong boned dog with excellent temperament.
Then we went to see Jacqui Barron (Laetare Border Collies) south of Shrewsbury. She is the breeder of our foundation dog Faith and we always enjoy to see her and the dogs.
The next day we visited the Royal Welsh Show, a Championship Show, where over 150 Border Collies were entered. Penny Forster-Cooper was judging and we were happy that SH CH Littlethorn Galaxy took the dog CC.
After our visit there we left home, it was a hard trip with less sleep but so great to see all the wonderful dogs and meet the very nice owners. Our next trip to England is planned for summer 2005.
The following pictures were taken on our trip: