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All posts in December, 2011

I’m sure a large percentage of vets in the profession today owe their career choice to James Herriot, the star of ‘All Creatures Great And Small’.

The television series was incredibly popular in the late 70’s and the 80’s, and was not-so- loosely based on the books by Alf Wright. Alf Wright, was, of course the ‘real’ James Herriot and his books were semi-biographical. Something you’d have to be very careful about doing in today’s society.

I adored these programs and have tried to indoctrinate my children into their simple charm with little success. (continue reading…)