Posts Tagged ‘Parliament’

Apparently barriers to access go all the way to the top ….
Read about the European pet night, an annual event held at the European Parliament this year which aimed to raise awareness of animal welfare issues. Assistance dogs and police dogs were not allowed in by security, on the grounds that they posed a security threat – only one assistance dog was allowed in.

Gee, mum …. I TOLD you security staff are the worst kind of hoomans! Do they think dogs like me carry a bomb under my coat?

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House of Canapes

Mum took me to the House of Canapes last night after work.

(mum) – It’s really called the House of Commons!

It was really exciting. Mum had her bag searched by security and got a body search. Thank goodness, they didn’t body search me as well. We went upstairs to the MacMillan room (all the rooms were named after politicians) and mum started working the crowd. They were talking about new phone technology for deaf people. There were speeches and lots of clapping. Best of all was the constant trays of food going around the room. I was sooo hungry. I kept jumping up as the waiters walked past, hoping to snatch a bit. But no luck!

Lots of people said how cute I was. I spotted William from the BBC with his big video camera, pulling silly faces at me! Mum, will I get on TV this time? And Jamie was taking pictures of me! I’m gonna be famous! I love hogging the limelight! I didn’t stop wagging my tail all night.

As we left, we got a nice picture of Big Ben. It looks much better at night, don’t you think?


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