By Ceri Chamberlain

Remembrance and the Purple Poppy

The Purple Poppy Many of us, young and old, choose to wear a poppy in November to show our respect for those who died fighting in the First World War and the conflicts that have followed it. This Sunday at NHHQ, animal-lovers that we are, we will be also wearing our Purple Poppies with pride. […]

By Ceri Chamberlain

Fireworks Night

NHHQ was faced with one of those revealing questions last week, posed by Offspring #1, that shows just how dysfunctional our society has become. She asked: “Whose side are you on in Fireworks Night?” It seemed strange to Offspring, in our modern day environment, that we would celebrate the DISCOVERY of a plot to blow […]

By Ceri Chamberlain

Family Fun with Your Dog

The summer holidays may be over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! The kids are back in the classroom, tan lines have faded, new school shoes are scuffed, and we have all slipped back into the old routine with a frightening ease like those heady days of summer never even happened (holiday? […]

Dog being stroked on it's head
By Ceri Chamberlain

Dementia Action / Awareness Week 2019

Dementia Action / Awareness Week takes place between the 20th and the 26th May this year. The commendable goal of Dementia Action Week is to encourage people to take some kind of action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia, ultimately working to create a dementia-friendly UK where those with the disease do […]