It is about a young teenage boy (the author) who lives with ADHD, and his life is transformed, for the better when he works with a Labrador called Aero. He channels his boundless energy into training the dog to work with wheelchair bound people. A lovely book, especially for those of you who are either labelled as rat bags or are animal lovers.
While we were staying in Canterbury we lived with a honey-bun Labrador Saf'
So my personal challenge...............
While reading the book it mentioned the origin of the Labrador dog.
Labrador is a region within Canada. As is also New Foundland. While reading the book it mentioned the obvious history behind the word retreiver, but I had no idea where the name Labrador had come from.
I learned something new!!!
This evening Caitlin helped me prepare salads for dinner. Caitlin, nearly ten, has recently expressed an interest in cooking, so we had some fun and invented a "new" salad. Well it is new in our house anyway. We named it "Summer Blush", and it is Y.U.M.M.Y. Recipe follows......
Beetroot (whole baby beets sliced)
Splash of lime or lemon juice
Try it ,,,,,,,,it's really fresh and goooooood!
Hey, that's a couple of achievements to be proud of today. I'm on a roll!!