Things have been a bit serious around here lately – so I thought it was time of for an update on Poppy – now of course also welcoming friends to her Facebook page

Here she is today having a bask in the sunshine on a short visit to Donegal. For all her 16 years she copes well with the travel and of course shrugs off her twice-daily insulin injections

The strategically-placed glasses case is there because she particularly likes resting her chin on things