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GoY Winter Wellie Olympics Closing Ceremony.


GoY Winter Wellie Olympics Closing Ceremony.

Pleased to report Conker felt fit enough to carry the flags for the GoY Winter Wellie Olympics pets in the closing ceremony.

Here he is, caught in the flashlight, holding as many of the different nation's flags as he could manage. Lol.

As a Shetland Sheepdog, he was delighted to include the flags of Scotland and of the Shetland Islands. :o)

For anyone fighting cancer... or has a friend coping with the condition... please remember the pic of Conker and his flags...

This is what it's all about... making the most of every day and trying to win the battle of the gremlin cells ...
... good health to you all...xxx



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aww well done conker and a great job to, hugs xx

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks, Sandra... :o) xxx

28 Feb, 2010

 

Hi Conker !
It's nice to see you looking so wonderful.
You're doing a great job holding all those flags :o))

28 Feb, 2010

 

Hello Hywel..
Conker is holding on tight to the Welsh flag ! Lol.

28 Feb, 2010

 

Clever Conker-- a wonderful ambassador for Goy--- by 2012 we will need a Goy flag -- green background and 'our' tree of course :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Good idea for the flag design, Pam....
...and maybe a tiny pair of wellies in the corner..Lol.

28 Feb, 2010

 

I remember that flag with Bonsai aswell TT :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Yes, well-remembered, Hywel...
the Welsh Flag and "Wales" name sign belonged to my beautiful Bonsai, the Welsh Terrier...
...but I try to let current pets 'inherit' toys and trick items wherever possible.
Truffle has some of Bonsai's things... life goes on....

28 Feb, 2010

 

Conker looks really well, TT, so lovely to see him. How on earth did you keep Truffle out of the picture :)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Lol. Gee... You guessed I would need a plan...
Truffle was left in the kitchen with a new chewchew present...:o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Well done Conker, you're looking really good! Didn't realise the closing ceremony was today. Felix has been missing since last night- he must have gone to collect all his medals on his own, I'm a bit miffed as I did want to be there :~(((((. I don't think I see an Australian flag there TT???:~))))))).

28 Feb, 2010

 

I'm speechless !!! what a wonderful Conker you have there. Brilliant picture

28 Feb, 2010

 

Hi Skillen..
Conker could only manage these five flags...
He isn't back to full strength yet...
I'm hoping to maybe collect little flags from other GoY nations over the next couple of years, so that Truffle could carry them all at the 2012 Summer Olympics.... but only if Truffle is sufficiently sensible by then..LOL...

The Final Medals Table for the GoY Winter Wellie Olympics will appear later today, and I feel sure there will be a special mention for fantastic Felix :o)))

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks, Yorkshire..
Conker is getting more perky, isn't he.
You can't really see from this pic, but the fur is starting to grow back on his bald areas from after the chemo... :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Oh bless him, I hope he goes on o.k. he looks such a lovely dog

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks. I used to groom Conker twice a week, but he hasn't needed a brush near him for months..
... however, yesterday I combed his new hair under his neck.... what a thrill... lovely new white hair coming through :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

thats good to know Tt -- big hug for clever conker
look forwards to final medals table :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks, Pam... yes, final medals table going on the blog later today...
I have a feeling those FFP didn't do very well..LOL.

28 Feb, 2010

 

Oh just look at his face...flying the flags for good health.Looking good Conker ~ xxx

28 Feb, 2010

 

Conker's message for everyone is ...

... keep fighting those gremlin cells all the way... :o) xxx

28 Feb, 2010

 

Hear hear Conker ! xxx

28 Feb, 2010

 

That's a good positive message TT. Well said :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Hywel...
Over the past year I've had to learn a lot about coping with a pet suffering from cancer..
... and it is even harder to deal with when it is a young dog or cat...

Now, it looks like Conker is going to be healthy for his 6th birthday in March...
... and hopefully a lot longer than that.. :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Great photo and great ambassador.... lookin' good Conker:-)))) Perhaps he and Truffle could join our Duvet Team 2012 ? They could perform search and rescue operations for those brave, derring do competitors who disappear into the cavernous openings of the duvet cover in their Herculean attempts at duvet wrestling. Speaking for myself, I will feel much happier knowing they are on the job:-)))

28 Feb, 2010

 

Hi. Bornagain..
It is Lincslass's dogs you need for the duvet team...
she'll tell you all about it..LOL.
but Crocus offers to moult more feathers as filling...Lol.

28 Feb, 2010

 

Clever Conker.......he's looking well TT...:o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Hi Janey...
Thanks... Conker is playing, and eating... and trying to grow lots more hair on his body... about another five inches in length to grow on some parts ! Lol.

28 Feb, 2010

 

Well done Conker, and good luck to you, such a lovely dog.xx

28 Feb, 2010

 

what a great pic of conker......

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks, Holly and Dotty. xx

28 Feb, 2010

 

What a little trooper,no one can fill his boots :))

28 Feb, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Well done Conker , he is honoured to have such an important job and to be doing it so well ..... :o))

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks, Amy.
Now that Conker has grown a bit of hair, it will be nice to get him outside more... we just need some dry, milder weather ! :o)

28 Feb, 2010

 

Great to see Conker doing his bit. Lets hope the weather soon bucks up and he can get that beautiful coat back.

28 Feb, 2010

uma
Uma
 

Awww, sweet Conker! You are a great fighter! Good health to you too...xxxx

28 Feb, 2010

 

Bravo Conker! You are a Star . we all love you xxx

28 Feb, 2010

 

Beautiful brave Conker keep fighting the gremlins O xxx

28 Feb, 2010

 

My Conker how handsome you look, carrying the GoY family flags with such pride. It’s good to see you looking so well keep well Kipper the black cat =^..^= will keep wagging for good health.

1 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks Bob, Uma, Pansypotter, Neellan and Sue and Kipper..
All winter, Conker has been wearing knitted coats.
Let's hope the weather warms up, he can grow more hair, the knitted coats can to back in the cupboard, and we can all go outside more, and enjoy being in the gardens. xxx

1 Mar, 2010

 

Here, Here can't wait! and I bet Conker will really benefit from the outdoors again;0)

1 Mar, 2010

 

You are doing so well Conker 3 Large Cheers for you....Hurrah, Hurrah
Hurrah!!! Bless Him , he is wonderful.

1 Mar, 2010

 

So pleased Conker felt fit enough to carry the flags..what a grand Goy Winter Wellie Olympics closing ceremony photo..well done Conker..xx

1 Mar, 2010

 

Well done Conker and glad you are feeling well at the moment.

1 Mar, 2010

 

Conkers says thank you everyone..
He loves carrying the flags of so many countries.
He does like to be busy helping and carrying !
Yes thanks, he's enjoying playing and eating...
... and growing more new hair every day ! :o)

1 Mar, 2010

 

Well done Conker, so pleased you are feeling a bit better. x x

1 Mar, 2010

 

We were out in the garden this afternoon, in the sunshine. It was just not quite warm enough for Conker to stay outside very long ...
...but Truffle supervised my sweeping lots of leaves ! xxx

1 Mar, 2010

 

Hopefully in a few weeks it will be warm enough for Conker to be out all day:~))).

1 Mar, 2010

 

You have very clever dogs, Terra. Keep fighting those gremlin cells, Conker!

1 Mar, 2010

 

Fantastic, Conker! You're looking great! Flags waving here (makes a change from tails wagging). XXX

2 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Skillen...
Sunny this morning... and Conker is growing more hair by the minute :o)

Thanks, Pip...
Nice to hear from you... I hope all is well in Sydney...
I've passed on your messages to Conker !

Hello David ...
Conkers says please keep waving the flags... he especially likes his Shetland flag.... xxx

2 Mar, 2010

 

What a beautiful dog you are Conker & very clever - keep fighting those gremlins.

2 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks Cottageg...
Conker was out in my sunny garden for a while this afternoon...
... he seems to be improving every day :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Well done to Conker, he makes a smashing flag bearer. He looks really well. :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Sandra...
Conker no longer needs to wear knitted coats in the daytime now.
Has some wonderful new pure white hair growing under his neck...
.....like clean puppy hair.. lovely :o)
Yes, thanks... looking a lot better, isn't he :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Terratoonie:

So glad Conker is feeling and looking better! This is such a cute photo! I love it!
It will go on my favorites. : > )

3 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Delonix..
Yes, Conker is very perky lately ...

He loves to carry and hold things ...
... fetching, retrieving toys etc..
Conker was really enjoying himself with all these flags ..Lol. :o)

3 Mar, 2010

 

Terratoonie:

That's wonderful he's perky and feeling great again!
: > )

3 Mar, 2010

 

I missed the closing ceremony on welivision so am double glad to see this photo. Thanks, Terra. Been out of touch for a few days as my computer had a week of 'down time'.

4 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Wagger...
Welivision...? Wellievision.. ? ...good one.. :o) Lol.
Thought you hadn't been around for a while....
I'm glad to know your absence was caused merely your computer having a rest, and nothing worse.
Thanks...Conker had great fun carrying all those flags... :o)

4 Mar, 2010

 

Couldn't decide whether it was one L or 2 LLs. LOL

4 Mar, 2010

 

LOL. With the Welsh flags ? ...
... definitely LL. :o)

4 Mar, 2010

 

What a soul-inspring salute! Glad to hear Conker was feeling well enough to carry those flags - Great photo and sentiment! Thanks for sharing.

7 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Hmhb... Thank you...
Yes, and Conker is growing some new hair on the bald areas.....
.. lovely pure white hair around his neck :o)

7 Mar, 2010

 

Fantastic photo of Conker with all those flags! I have put it into my favourites! It so good to see him taking an active interest in things once again & I was so pleased to hear that he has grown new hair! :-) looking forward to seeing more photos & hearing a lot more about his improvement in health.

7 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Balcony...
How are your fuchsias ? Getting ready for the usual superb display on your balcony...?

Thanks. Conker enjoyed some sunshine today. The time in the garden made him rather tired, but he seems to get stronger each day ..

Yes, Conker is growing fur, and it makes him look rather like an eight month old puppy... sort of half length hair !
Maybe take a peek at the photo of Conker from last year, with his watering can, on my latest blog, and you can what a huge amount of fur he had, so he still has a few inches of hair to grow yet ... but getting there ! :o)

7 Mar, 2010

 

I'm afraid that maybe the last sunshine he sees during the next week at least as we are forecast cloud & more cloud all week & low temps as well. :-(

It was a brilliant day yesterday with sunshine from sunrise to sunset! I took advantage of the sunshine to take more photos of my Crocuses on the balcony railing. I eventually put a few into my blog which had been waiting termination for at least a week, maybe even 10 days! I would have liked to put all 9 pots of flowers on there but I thought it might be a bit too much of a good thing.

I'm so glad for you both that Conker is looking so much better. His new hair looks lovely & soon it will be as long as it was before.

8 Mar, 2010

 

I found your blog and pics. Lovely pretty Crocus colours.
Conker is growing more hair every day...
.. not much regrown on his tail yet, but it will be there eventually.. :o)

9 Mar, 2010

 

So pleased to hear Conker is improving. He is a beauty. !
Alf and Dolly send lots of purrs.

9 Mar, 2010

 

Having lost one of my rescue dogs to cancer, I am so delighted Conker is doing well and getting a glossy new coat TT. Loving our animals as we do, it's so hard to watch them going through tough times,but it's unconditional love on both sides. My world is always a brighter place when I have one of my rescue dogs snoozing in front of the fire. Lots of wet noses and wags to Conker TT xxx

11 Mar, 2010

 

Can't find this on your blog list TT, have you deleted it?

14 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Skillen...
Are you looking for my GoY Winter Wellie Olympics blog called "Are You Ready" ?
Published 10th February. 2010.
Let me know if that's what you're trying to find.
I hope this helps. :o)

14 Mar, 2010

 

No it's not that one TT. Karensusan was asking if you had done a blog on Goy winter olympics and I told her to look in your blog list for 'are you ready' which I found, but I couldn't find the 'closing ceremony' (which is this one) I found it by looking back at my outbox comments. This blog doesn't seem to be in your list of blogs?

14 Mar, 2010

 

This was uploaded as a photo I think Skillen ,rather than a blog.Am I correct TT ?

14 Mar, 2010

 

Hi again Skillen... That's right Aster..
I've written six "GoY Wellie Olympics" related blogs... but I only put on this one picture of Conker for the closing ceremony... not an actual blog...

The comments towards the end of "Are You Ready" list the final medals tables for our GoY Winter Wellie Olympics pets..Lol.

Blogs...

GoY Wellie Olympics 19 August 2008

UBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver, Canada. 10 Jan. 2009.

Happy 2nd Birthday GoY...Vancouver GoY Winter Wellie Olympics. 31 Jan.2009

GoY Welliepedia. 2 October 2009.

Vancouver 2010. Another look at the UBC Botanical Garden.
29 Jan. 2010.

Are You Ready ? 10th Feb. 2010.

I hope this helps :o)

14 Mar, 2010

 

Duh!! stupid me, that's why I couldn't find it! Thanks Aster and TT. :~))x

14 Mar, 2010

 

Ah what a gorgeous photo and your words are so apt and touching. I've just come back from a two stay in the UK. I had a wonderful time being home again and seeing everybody, but the most gruelling part was when I went to visit my friend's grave, who had recently lost her battle with the gremlin cells. It was painful to think she was under there, but I and a mutual friend who was with me, have decided to put our priorities of life in the right order .. thank you TT

18 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Terry60...
Your friend battled bravely against the gremlin cells...
.... yes these times do remind us to get our priorities sorted...

19 Mar, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Yay! Go Conker! Woo-hooo! :-D

27 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Sid...
In 2012, the Shetland Islands are hoping for LOTS of gold medals :o)

27 Mar, 2010



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