Monthly Archives: August 2014

a beautiful dog

August 31st Going well. Kerry sends me this. It’s an image of Isis when Azea workers found her. She was standing in the middle of the main road, the rope round her neck attached to a five metre chain.   … Continue reading

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Isis has visitors

For the first two nights I slept downstairs, letting Isis out when she stirred. Last night, a little apprehensively, I dozed upstairs. Miraculously, this little dog is still clean in the house and quiet all night from 12.00 – 7.00¬† … Continue reading

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neighbours and sardines

August 28th No ‘accidents’. Still clean in the house. Unbelievable. But another day of spinning and weaving, sniffing and circling. My neighbour watching her from a bedroom window is very anxious, believing that a dog who spends her day circling … Continue reading

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Isis Cometh

August 27th Isis comes today. Gulp. The courier phones. Isis will be the last dog delivered. She’ll be here this evening. Keeping busy. Might she trip over this? Could she fall into that? Might this stick into her? She’ll be … Continue reading

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waiting for Isis – preparing indoors

August 21st I took a day off yesterday to visit the Matisse exhibition. Amazing. In four days Isis will leave for England. Gulp. Two helpful sites suggest marking ‘barriers’ with different scents and/or textures to give a blind/deaf dog information … Continue reading

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waiting for Isis …. outdoors

19th August 2014 ¬†Half-way there!   To-do list: uproot all of the brambles; prune low, overhanging branches; remove all sharp edges; put padding round unmovable objects; recycle all recyclables; take all rubbish to Lifford tip. Finally, as wisely instructed by … Continue reading

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