Showing posts with label Ruby. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ruby. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

happy birthday

Today is our little misses 6th birthday. We went for a special beach walk this morning, followed up with a check up trip to the vet. Probably not the funnest way to spend a birthday, but she is currently outside devouring a great summer snack - a great big frozen block of ice which we froze with a dash of beef stock for some yummy doggy flavour - so I am sure the vet trip (and needle) is long forgotten.

If your a sucker for puppies, I have gone back and found some early photos of Ruby Tuesday. We still call her our little miss, but she sure was a super little miss back then. Her coat was a lot lighter, her ear hair (and lions mane) not yet crazy and her blue puppy eyes were adorable. She was such a cute little thing. She still sometimes thinks that she is a puppy and likes to act like one a lot of the time - I haven't yet had the heart to tell her that she is now middle aged!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

old friends

Ruby: Hey Nigel, How you been?
Nigel : Good thanks little red dog.
Ruby: You've grown a lot since last summer.
Nigel: Do I scare you now?
Ruby: No. well, maybe, just a little. You've got big horns now.
Nigel: Don't be afraid, it's me, your old friend.
Ruby: I've missed you.
Nigel: You too sweet friend.

Thursday, November 24, 2011


This little lady steals my heart every day. xox

Thursday, September 29, 2011

in the studio today

It is a bit of an old rainy day here in Brisbane today. I don't mind too much, it feels like we have not had one for ages. However the Little Miss is all too unimpressed. This is "her" spot by the studio door. Prime position to watch all the comings and goings, and full view of us whilst we work away. However today she is laying there looking all sulky out the window, oblivious to us working around her. Not being one for wanting to get her paws wet, I don't think she has ever missed the outdoors quite so much before.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

in the studio

Have I ever told you how the Little Miss follows the sunshine around the studio? For a Canadian dog she sure does love the sun. She works her way around the office and letterpress studio to ensure that she is always in the prime position for a good dose of sunshine. I really don't know how she could cope frolicking in snow and sleet and swimming in icy rivers as her northern hemisphere brothers and sisters do.

In fact every day, 11am on the dot she takes herself out to the very same spot on the grass next to the path for a good half an hour of sunning. Every single day, without fail, she gets a good 30 minutes dose of UV rays. I almost feel I should offer her a towel, prop up a deck chair and really let her get her sun on.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

morning sun

Hello friends, how is your Easter long weekend going? We have enjoyed some lovely sunshine here in Brisbane. Talking of sunshine, have I ever told you how Miss Ruby Tuesday always sits in this spot above each morning? She gets just the right amount of sunshine on the top of head to warm her up for the day. I know the feeling, I love a little touch of the sun each day.

Our long weekend has flown by with some printing, much sleeping, just a little chocolate (okay, maybe more then a little) and a day trip down south for a lovely lunch by the sea. Today we are back in the studio one day early to get on top of some work - hopefully you can do some relaxing and enjoy this last public holiday for us instead!

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

saying hello

The little miss wanted me to send her regards. She thinks of you all each and every day.

Monday, February 28, 2011

in the studio

Hello Monday, I am not quite sure if I am ready to see you yet.

It feels like the weekend never quite arrived as we were kept most busy foot treadling away in the letterpress studio. Naturally Miss Ruby offered her assistance in the form of supervision and quality control, however her motivation only does last so long before she pulls out her bored face and begs for a walk to the beach.

Cheeky things these four legged children.

Monday, January 31, 2011

more friends

Hello friends! We arrived back in Brisbane yesterday and this morning are back working in the studio - we've got heaps to do now that we are back - did I tell you we had a whole pallet of paper arrive before we left? That is 426 kilos of cotton paper awaiting to be printed - we are going to be jolly busy!

However before we get back into work mode, I wanted to share the above picture with you. We spent the past few days staying in a very cool farmhouse in Bellingen (photos to come) and Miss Ruby Tuesday wasted no time getting to know the locals. That is Lizzie and Reggie above. I can't say that they kicked off their friendship as beautifully as Ruby and Nigel did, however Miss Ruby sure did give it a good shot.

Poor muffin, I think she now has post holiday depression being back in the boring old print studio. No fences with intriguing animals on the other side. I really don't know how she is going to cope.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

goodbye dear friend

Ruby - Goodbye lovely cow
Nigel - Safe travels my friend
Ruby - I'll never forget you.
Nigel- Promise you'll write
Ruby - Every day.

Thursday, January 20, 2011


Ruby - I see you
Nigel - I see you too
Ruby - I've been watching you
Nigel - I've been watching you too
Ruby - You look funny
Nigel - You look like kind of strange too
Ruby - I am red dog
Nigel - And I am a red cow
Ruby - I have a white tail
Nigel - Me too
Ruby - Maybe we are related?
Nigel - I think we might be
Ruby - We should sniff each other
Nigel - Yes please
Ruby - Same place, same time tomorrow?
Nigel - See you then my friend.

Monday, January 17, 2011

a weekend with friends

Miss Ruby Tuesday has had the most joyous country weekend on the farm - A visit from her all time two favourite puppy friends ever - Harvey the Golden Retriever and Maggie the Moodle.

And oh my, what frivolities were to be had. Other then the usual sniffing of each others extremities, weekend activities included chasing, running, retrieving, investigation of the moo cows (with subsequent barking and more frivolities), swimming, fence investigations (and subsequent fence escapisms) and not to mention the puppy sleep over in the laundry.

Oh and don't get us started on how a particular little white dog and broke into the house. That is a whole other story for another day.

Talk about fun and games. All puppies are now somewhat dirtier, a whole heap more smelly and sufficiently exhausted. What a good weekend!

Monday, January 10, 2011

holiday love

Holiday love. It's intoxicating.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

protector of the press

So you want to print letterpress? You'll have to fight Ruby out of the way first.

Monday, July 26, 2010

introducing arnold

Ruby Tuesdays new best friend came for a play date on Saturday afternoon - a walk to the beach, a coffee stop, a bite to eat, and a frolic around the back yard. We hope that little Arnold will be back for many more visits to the studio, we have a comfy corner all set up for him next time he comes for a play!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

just beautiful.

We all know that Ruby Tuesday is beautiful, but it seems she has recently just discovered it herself. Sitting here in the studio office next to me, she always sits with her back to me and admirers herself in the mirror propped against the studio wall.

I think she might have fallen in love with the dog inside the mirror.

Friday, June 11, 2010

weekend love from ruby

Have a lovely weekend sweet blog readers. Its a three day weekend here so I'm hoping to get out of the studio, go for long walks along the beach and maybe even go for a car ride or two.

Love always, Ruby Tuesday xox

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

oh ruby, you sweet muffin.

My sweet husband surprised me tonight with this video he found on
the video camera from 2006 when Ruby was just 8 weeks old.

Oh my Ruby, you little thing, you were just the cutest puppy ever.

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