Saturday, 16 October 2021

Poppy keeps a careful eye on the turkey...

I LOVE this picture of golden retriever Poppy eyeing up her family’s Christmas dinner.

It was sent in by her owner, Andrew Moberly, of St Mark’s Road, Henley, who tells me that 11-year-old Poppy did get some turkey! He adds: “We had a busy family Christmas with grandparents, siblings and assorted nieces to lunch.

“Our top presents were both a little unusual — an introductory yodelling class with Lynne Butler (Nettlebed village hall, see and some great DIY big cat masks from Hobbyheads, run by a young lad in Shiplake ( The other photo is of Poppy posing as a jaguar.”

Happy New Year to Andrew and his family and all other Diary readers.

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