Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Tommy and the BIG black dragon.

Last Saturday my family took me with them on a house hunting trip, apart from my mum and dad there was my grandma and granddad. Mum and dad are selling the house they own in Derbyshire as it needs quite a lot of work doing to it also they want to go in to the holiday letting business which would cost a lot of money to bring that house up to standard so they are looking to sell it and buy one more suitable somewhere in Yorkshire so that when the property is empty we can take a break there ourselves. So on Saturday I could see they were getting ready to go on an adventure so I stuck very close to my dad and made every wish that I could think of so that they would take me with them and it worked. They loaded me in the back of the car where I was given the job of guarding the packed lunches and then we were soon speeding up the motorway. We called in at two houses but I wasn't allowed to look at them even though I did bark to remind them that I was there. I thought it was a bit mean them leaving me in the car while they went sniffing at all those new places but I soon forgave them because after visiting the houses we spent the rest of the day exploring nearby towns. I love walking round town with my dad, there are so many wonderful and interesting things that I've never seen before.
Me with dad and grandma.

There was one thing that I don't want to see again though and that is the big black dragon at Pickering. It was lying at the entrance to it's kennel when dad said we must get a closer look. I wasn't sure it was a good idea but it didn't seem to bother when we went closer, all it was doing was huffing and puffing.
But then without any warning it made an loud hissing noise and blew clouds of smoke from its nostrels. Well it made me jump right out of my skin, everyone thought it was funny but not me. Thankfully dad was understanding and took me away, we went and stood outside a bakers shop as he knows they are my favourite shops and soon all those wonderful smells made me forget the scary dragon.
After Pickering we went to Scarborough which is a town at the seaside. Here we watched boats and people and went for a walk near to the sands and then before leaving we had some fish and chips and everyone saved some to share with me which I really enjoyed, its very hungry work exploring all these new places and fighting off dragons and ignoring other dogs and being nice to strangers when they pat me on the head. Before leaving for home they took me to the sea for a paddle. I'm not allowed to go in very deep anymore on account of my legs, the cold water isn't good for them but I didn't mind too much as I had loads of fun anyway.

5 comments:

Amy Wood said...

Glad to hear you had a great adventure Tommy! I'd steer clear of the black dragon too! LOL!

Sara said...

What a fantastic adventure....boy, even a dragon sighting! Scary!

Wyatt said...

That dragon does look frightful!
Oh boy, house hunting...fun fun. Take pictures :)

Wyatt

Gail said...

That loud dragon would have made me jump, too!

HORIZON said...

lol- l read this thinking you were the one left in the car- l was thinking, ' oh, boy- poor Rob'-lol
I need another coffee.