HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The last couple of days I have published new albums in my Picasa webalbums.
Photos from SKK Högbo (some Irish Setters and English Setters) and
photos from Finnish & Nordic Winner shows (a little bit of all
The girls got some Christmas-gifts, but only
Katinka managed to open hers by herself. Some pics of the young ones
with their new toys:
On a trip to the big shows in Helsinki, Finland. Nordic Winner and
Finnish Winners shows with a total of about 17000 entries during these
days. Took a lot of photos which will come up in an album later on. My
dogs stayed at home this time.
Photos from ISF Rättvik published in my photoalbums at Picasa.
The 2nd part of photos from ISF Herrfallet
are now published, photos from puppy-junior-youngdogs day, some
photo-sessions and some beautiful views from Herrfallet. Also an album
with photos of my dogs, my friends dogs and views from some walks this
Now the photos from show in Eckerö are published in the albums I've made for our local kennel club. It can be found here!
26th - 27th September
Once a year we have an Int All Breed ChShow
here on Åland Islands. Nice to go to a show we don't have to
travel far to get to! Leona was 2nd in open bitches with Exc and ended
up as 4th best bitch. Katinka was 2nd in open with Exc and 2nd best
bitch with resCC and resCACIB. Judge was Inga Siil from Estonia.
On Sunday I worked at the show all day. Took a lot of photos from the
groups both days, which will come up when the time will allow me to fix
More photos published in my photoalbums. Part 1 from ISF Herrfallet, all photos from Saturdays show.
Published new photoalbums at Picasa. Photos from SKK Nyköping and SKK Norrköping.
10th - 13th September
Holidays in England! Spent some lovely warm
and sunny days in Nottingham with Peter & Lesley Armstrong. Of
course looking at their sweet English Setter puppies. Ate a lot of good
food, met a lot of people and also got some time for shopping = as
always wonderful to be in England! Photos from my trip can be found in
my Picasa album.
SKK Sandviken. Katinka 4th place in open class. Judge Kresten Scheel, DK.
ISF Rättvik. A very rainy day! Katinka made her debute in premium class and was 4th with Ck. Judge Jeanine Meussen (Revival), Belgium. You can see in the picture how heavy the rain was at times...
As always a lovely weekend at ISF (Irish setter club show) Herrfallet,
Arboga, Sweden. I showed my darling Katinka (Copper's Pure Bubble) to
1st in open-II, 2nd best bitch (out of 59 entered bitches) with
ISF-premie (inoff. CC). This was Katinkas 3rd ISF-premie so at next ISF
show she can compete in premium class (inoff. champion class)! Judge was Suzy Roffey (Autumnwood), GB.
2 days at KC ch shows in Sweden. Took a lot of photos, so a new album will be published soon.
Katinka got Exc and was 5th best bitch on Sunday in Norrköping,
judge John Thirwell, GB. Again excellent handled by Mattias Bornholm!
Katinka also took part in kennel Coppers breeders group both days. On Sunday BOB group.
Finally put out the photos from ISF Köping and SKK Köping. And here's a new photo of Leona:
Katinka (Copper's Pure Bubble) was today 2nd in Open-2 at ISF club show
in Köping, Sweden. Katinka was superbly handled by Mattias
Bornholm (thanks!) while I was busy taking photos. Judge was Linda
Upton, England. A lot of photos from the show will come up in my album
Leona was BOB with CACIB today at Köping Int. Ch Show, Sweden.
This qualifies her to apply for the title CIE (International Show
Champion). Judge was Ann Gormley, Ireland.
11th July, 2009
Today is a grand day! Because today is our
grand old lady 11 years old! A lot of congrats to our sweet girl
"Nikita" (Nattaset That's It) and to her littersisters and brothers.
Here's a photo taken this morning of Nikita by our lake.
Here you can see what Nikita was looking at.
Some new photos taken a few days ago:
At first Leona (LvW-07 Est&LvJCh Nattaset Marigold) posing for the camera.
My Irish girl Katinka (Copper's Pure Bubble) posing on the old gardentable.
One of our old cars, a Vauxhall Firenza from 1973, a rarity these days.
A frog in our garden.
Went on a trip to England with my friend Nina. We had really a
wonderful time in the small and charming city of WIndsor, outside
London. Warm and sunny weather, visit to a championship show, a lot of
nice shopping, great food... what more can one ask for. Took a lot of
photos at the dogshow, will publish them in an album soon, along with
some sights from Windsor.
Spent a lovely Midsummer with Lena in
Enköping, Sweden. We also visited my dear friend Susanna at kennel
Glowing. Took lots of photos, some of them is out in a new album in my webgallery.
My webalbums is updated with new albums! ISF
Finspång, SKK Norrköping, Riverdene puppies and some photos
of Katinka having fun :-) Welcome to my webgalleries!
8th June, 2009
Visited Lena in Enköping, kennel Riverdene. Lena has got a litter
of 11 puppies, a few are still available if someone is interested.
My favourite of the puppypics I took:
7th June, 2009
Another day, another show with another judge... who didn't fancy my
little darling Katinka at all. A KC show in Norrköping, Sweden.
Judge Linda Baldry, kennel Derryveagh, UK.
She did like the other Coppers though. Putting up Coppers Pratbubbla as
BOB (later on BIG for Swedish judge Fredrik Norgren) and the lovely
juniorbitch Coppers Under My Umbrella as BOS. Coppers Bubblande Glad
3rd best dog and Coppers Classic Bubble 4th best bitch. Here you can
see 3 Coppers in action:
6th June, 2009
Had a smashing day at ISF club show in Finspång, Sweden. Katinka
(Coppers Pure Bubble) won open-2 bitches with Ck and was picked out
amongst the 6 best bitches! Judging was Angela Roberts, kennel
Here's a pic of my pride and joy:
Her relatives from kennel Copper had also smashing day! Coppers
Classic Bubble was best bitch and BOS. Coppers Under My Umbrella won a
strong juniorclass of 16 and went on to 4th best bitch with the
ISF-Premie. Lynwood Kiss N Tell Coppers was 2nd in intermediate
with Ck. And the boys wasn't bad either: Coppers Bubblande Glad was 2nd
best dog, Coppers Pratbubbla won open-1 and was 4th best dog with
res-premie and his brother Coppers Art of Bubbles 2nd in open-1 with
Watch out for photos from the show in my photoalbum at the end of the week!
5th May, 2009
A quick visit to Camilla at Coppers to look at the small ones, Katinkas
halfsister and brothers. And how sweet they were! Just look:
31st May, 2009
New photo of Leona (Est&LvJCh LvW-07 Nattaset Marigold), 3 years.
Taken at groupshow in Mariehamn. Judge Tiina Illukka. No luck for my
girls. Both got only VG.
I also took photos of Julias (kennel Belarouge) red & white
"Kayleigh" Redwhitesilk Daybreak, she was BOB and got her 2nd CC on the
13th April, 2009
Yesterday I was to the International KC
in Stockholm, Kista. No success for my dogs. Both got 1st but no Ck.
Photos from the show are published in my photoalbum! I have also put
out an album with photos from the Estonian Setter Club Show in July
last year, finally...
Thanks to Madde
Bäckman for helping me with photos in Stockholm! Here's a new one of Katinka:
2nd April, 2009
Photoalbum from ISF Värmland is now published!
We had a very nice trip to Sweden last weekend, although it was
snowing! Katinka (Copper's Pure Bubble) got a very good 3rd in open-1.
1st, 2nd & 4th in her class were all "bubbly" halfsisters to her
:-) Thanks to Camilla who handled her so well.
Happy Birthday to Leona who is 3 years
old today, and we wish the same to all your littersisters and brothers!
We are also proud to tell the news that Leona (Est&LvJCh LvW-07
Nattaset Marigold) was awarded "Showdog of the Year" all breeds during
2008 at Åland Islands!
17th February, 2009
photoalbum up on the net, my girls playing in the snow!