Fiche 77, exercice supplémentaire 2

  1. Code of conduct
    Keep your dog under close control at all times.
    Do not allow dogs to disturb birds or livestock. Once your dog gets fun out of chasing birds or livestock, it will quickly start to look for them every time you are at the beach! Teach your dog to chase and retrieve a toy instead.
    Never let your dog roam around the coast unattended as dogs can disturb wildlife and cause a nuisance to other visitors.
    Not everyone likes dogs, some people, especially children, are very afraid of them. Try and prevent your dog from running up to people even if the dog is just being friendly.
    Always clean up after your dog. Bag the faeces and use bins where they are provided. Otherwise, take it home.
    Your dog should have a collar and tag. If you are on holiday, it is a good idea to have a temporary tag with your holiday address on it or mobile phone number.
    Never leave a dog unattended in a car, even with the window open and water available. Take them out of the car and leave them in a secure, cool place with access to shade and water.

  2. Synopsis of Into the Wild
    In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter...

  3. Percy B. Shelley, Autumn (1824)
    The warm sun is failing, the bleak wind is wailing,
    The bare boughs are sighing, the pale flowers are dying,
    And the Year
    On the earth her death-bed, in a shroud of leaves dead,
    Is lying.