Final couple of years at Matarawa. Towards the end of 2014 we moved back to Tawa to live in our rental property. We had dog doors fitted to the garage so that Ruby and Archie could have the run of the house and back yard while we were away at work.
25th August, 2012 – Ruby in the garden at Matarawa looking absolutely gorgeous.
22nd September, 2012 – The Dell at Matarawa. Ruby spent many happy times here chasing shadows
under the trees that provided dappled sunlight to keep her amused for ages.
18th November, 2012 – Ruby stationed on the sofa in the lounge at Matarawa keeping a watchful eye on
whatever is going on outside.
December, 2012 – The two pooches back from the hairdressers.
17th February, 2013 – Ruby taking a relaxed approach to life.
20th February, 2013 – A warm late summers evening and the dogs enjoying being off their leads and running about in the paddocks at Matarawa.
20th February, 2013 – What could be better?
3rd October, 2013 – Debra relaxing with her two doggies.
7th June, 2013 – Ruby very excited about all the sparks and the shadows from the smoke.
22nd November, 2014 – Oliver visiting us after we had started to use our Tawa property while we were marketing Matarawa.
1st January, 2015 – New Years day at Matarawa and our final week there before moving back to Tawa. Ruby splashing about in the Waiohine River with Archie, Debra, Catherine and Oliver.
1st January, 2015 – Ruby loving the cool water.
1st January, 2015 – New Years day lunch and Ruby finding the shady spot.
8th January, 2015 – Ruby just so intensely super focused on the shifting sunlight and shadows.
July, 2015 – Ruby and Archie snoozing on the bed. Such great pals.
In the last couple of weeks of July Ruby became unwell and after a short illness she passed away and a big part of our life was no longer with us.
29th July, 2015 – Ruby’s final day with us.