Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge -Missing

Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge -Missing

A monochrome photograph of our Tibetan Mastiff Bo-Diddley who left us in 2012.

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 1100D
Lens: Canon EF75-300mm f/4-5.6
F/Number: f/5.6
ISO: 800

Focal Distance: 75 mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125sec
Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic
Photographer: Ash Ryan


There comes into your life, if you’re lucky, a dog that just steals your heart. And this little boy did just that. He was our Tibetan Mastiff Bo-Bo… and he had more than a cat’s 9 lives. Especially, when during the night he started to lick the painted wall and his dribble when into the wall socket and it started glowing. 😀 😀 😀 It was just a good job I woke up when I did.

So, no power upstairs until hubby could remove the socket and blank the socket off.

Little did we know, but they love wood, chewing wood apparently strengths their jaws. Luckily, he left our furniture alone, but he did eat through a wooden shed, a fence panel, wooden planters and decking. 😀 😀 😀 And, could he dig! I had craters in the garden… not holes… giant craters!

If he didn’t want to do anything… no way was he doing it. And bark, my God he could win a gold medal for barking. Especially at night.

One of his instincts was to guard us night and day… and he would guard as far as he could see… which even meant the neighbours couldn’t open windows or do anything to their house without him raising the alarm.

For his giant size.. he was just one big teddy bear. And he loved children… he would just lay down at their feet and let them pet him… ❤

So, from being a puppy he came to bed with us. If he was tired, he would stand by the lounge door, whatever time and then take himself to bed. And talk about lay-in teenagers, he could beat them hands down… he could easily go to bed at 8.30pm and not rise to 11.30 am. 😀 😀 😀

I can remember once; we had a dog behaviour expert come cos of his naughty behaviour of digging and barking. And he sold us a remote-controlled spray collar. When he was being naughty you pressed the remote and he would be sprayed under the chin with a mist that was supposed to stop him in his tracks. You could get various different smells and we opted for Citronella.

£165 later all we got was a walking air-freshener. 😀 😀 😀

We are both, dog lovers and we love our Dumps (now running around at Rainbow Bridge) and Stewie to bits, but Bo-Bo was unique. We’ve never known another dog like him. He was one special boy!!! And he knew it. And we still miss him today…

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About Author
Bren is a female amateur photographer and blogger who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.
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