Monthly Archives: August 2015

and one year later ……

    New regular posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday August 30th 2015   A good walking day for Isis. It’s dull all day. She’s worried at first when we arrive at Highbury Park. … Continue reading

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look at me!

    New regular posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, extra ‘news flashes’!   Friday   Here is Isis playing with her short-lived squeaky vinyl newspaper.                   She reports: This is … Continue reading

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a present for Isis

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Wednesday   Tomorrow it will be a year since Isis came. She will celebrate her first adoption ‘birthday’! On Tuesday I go to the pet shop in Kings Heath to … Continue reading

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who’s been sniffing in my bed?

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday     Poor Isis. What a day. It’s Saturday and we begin well with a nice park walk. We’re expecting visitors. M and May her border collie, whose portrait … Continue reading

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Saturday review

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Saturday   Hairy one’s weekly score: 1. good behaviour during food prep.: 89% 2. sitting and waiting for meal without command until given ‘eat it’ signal: 100% 3. eating like … Continue reading

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those amazing ears!

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Friday         Isis has been busy regrowing her beautiful ear hair. Did you ever see more magnificent ears? Virtually every time she walks out someone remarks on … Continue reading

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what can she hear?

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Wednesday   Tuesday is shopping day. In the Co-op there are rubber newspapers for dogs. I can’t resist them and buy one for Isis. This is the first toy¬† I … Continue reading

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shedding a bit of light

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday   After almost a year I can, I think , confirm what has always been suspected: Isis is unable to see anything beyond light and shadow. When she appears … Continue reading

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Saturday review

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Saturday   Here’s Hairy One’s table manners score for the week. waiting without comment while her meal is prepared: 71% sitting quietly while food’s been being served until she receives … Continue reading

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a very tired dog

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Friday   Well, I did ask whose bed it was. On Thursday night I get my answer. Poor Isis. Confessions are called for. On Thursday she has a good long … Continue reading

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