Monthly Archives: February 2015

do I have to ….?

    Saturday Well, you can’t win them all. This morning the very fine rain fizzles out just as we reach the park. A comfortingly grey day for Isis and she thoroughly enjoys her walk.     At Hounds Club … Continue reading

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home early again

  Friday Poor Isis has had a worrying time over the last two days as the pesky sun has been both very bright and low in the sky. The freaky shadows make her wince and cower down close to the … Continue reading

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homework

    Thursday   The greyhounds in our Saturday group walk to heel, halt when commanded, execute right and about turns and wait in their beds before being called to their owners’ sides. They also practise playing with toys and … Continue reading

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a transformation

    Wednesday   Something quite remarkable happens today. A vegetarian, or, to be accurate, a pescatarian, I shudder when handling raw meat. But I steel myself and buy some liver for Isis. This evening I cook it for her … Continue reading

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after the storm ……

    Tuesday   Quite an interesting walk today.   She wants me to pose for this. But I find the stage a bit crowded.   Look what I’m doing now. Graciously allowing Be. to give me a cuddle. Expect … Continue reading

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close shaves continued

    Monday After getting high on sleet flies and shaving her foot, Isis rests for a while. But she doesn’t wind down. Doors are always a challenge for her so I am prepared for trouble when she asks to … Continue reading

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close shaves

    Sunday   Ji. and I take Isis out early today as the dry weather is supposed to break at one. But a sleety rain begins just after twelve and Isis, of course, goes into rain flies mode, flinging  … Continue reading

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Saturday school again

    Saturday   Early awakening courtesy of Isis. Park. Saturday school for dogs. The training harness hasn’t arrived yet because I messed up the order so we improvise, using a large ring which I found in the park this … Continue reading

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for Garry

    Friday This is Isis showing off her ‘sit’ and ‘down’ commands. It was made about three weeks ago by Amanda.     I’d like to dedicate the little video to Garry, Kerry’s husband who died unexpectedly on Tuesday … Continue reading

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sunshine and mealworms

  Wednesday I get an inkling that all may not be well when I carry Isis downstairs, place her in the hall and she turns round and scampers straight back up again. Sigh. Yes, it’s a very bright sunny morning. … Continue reading

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