Ken Watson

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College Days

College Days

There is, or used to be, a station on London Underground called Camden Town which I came to know extremely well. For 4½ years I…
Babies Galore

Babies Galore

Nothing is more fascinating than the way that different species provide for the welfare of their babies. It even starts with the variation in the…
Rodeo Days

Rodeo Days

I was talking to a farmer recently and I mentioned that when I see a vet on the TV these days, they seem to have…
A life on the road pt 2

A life on the road pt 2

In the post-war days a job for an assistant invariably came with accommodation and a car.  In my case the living was No.1 Bird’s Nest…
A life on the road

A life on the road

Somewhere back in the 70s the cost of a visit by a vet was so cheap that I was kept busy, between surgery times, careering…
Managing a practice

Managing a practice

I have never understood the doctors’ complaint that running a practice is a burden because compared to running a veterinary practice, it is a doddle.…
Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

Whenever I hear of a medical profession’s so-called “Never Event”, I feel great sympathy, because in the nature of things every day brings so many…
Animal Antics

Animal Antics

A farmer client told me this tale of one of his cows. One morning, sitting at breakfast, their peace was shattered by the bawling of a…
My Pheasants

My Pheasants

I call them my Pheasants, but of course they don't belong to me.  In reality they have taken over me and my garden.  In the…
End of an era

End of an era

When I was nearing the time of my demob from the army, I was summoned to appear before the Colonel to discuss my future career. …
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