Monthly Archives: March 2015

P.S. meet Gnasher

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Friday       “I can’t believe it”.             “Well, we’re not so sure either”.             “Have you never … Continue reading

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walking, walking ….

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Friday Well, you can’t imagine the amazing walks I’ve had over the last two days. Yesterday morning I only popped out of the car for a poop. Why else … Continue reading

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tantrums

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Wednesday       We’ve all been there. Children’s playground. Small child with beatific smile plays on the swing, or roundabout, or slide. Parent warns, “Last one”,  but this … Continue reading

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What does she hear?

    New posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday   It is still not possible to ascertain exactly how much Isis can hear. She reacts to very loud noises: pans clattering, the sirens of passing ambulances and … Continue reading

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whoopee!

    Saturday   No Hounds Club today as Ju. is at Crufts. Isis is uneasy in the park. The sun keeps threatening to pop out from behind a cloud and every few minutes she glances up nervously. She would … Continue reading

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one week, two parks

    Friday   A buzz of activity: several new puppies in the park. And a crop of French Bulldogs out and about. One sniffs Conchobhar, who is singularly unimpressed.   “Damned flies.” And Isis and I meet two more … Continue reading

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an announcement

    Friday     Friday February 27th marked Isis’s six months in Birmingham anniversary. It has been a very educational six months. Isis has adapted to living in a house, climbing stairs, walking along the roads and in parks, … Continue reading

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back on track

    Thursday   Two missed posts. Oh dear. What’s the excuse? Choose from these: have been somewhat overwhelmed by Hairy One’s rages; have suffered a period of extreme idleness, or “but I did clean four floors on Tuesday.” Hairy … Continue reading

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a very angry dog

    Monday   Yesterday’s missing post? Put it down to Isis. Or maybe it’s all my fault. After a long, enjoyable walk in Highbury Park, Isis joins Ji. and me in the front room. It faces south and is … Continue reading

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