Monthly Archives: August 2016

walks and visitors

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’! Wednesday August 31st 2016   Over the holiday, Isis and I have guests. N. my nephew comes first for a sleepover on his way to Devon. It’s … Continue reading

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rescue dogs and thunderstorms

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday August 28th 2016   Since Connor’s death, Gr. has been without a dog. Once he felt able to walk in the park again, he shared … Continue reading

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it’s Hairy One’s gotcha day

Saturday August 27th 2016 Exactly two years ago today in the late afternoon Isis arrived at my house. HAPPY  ANNIVERSARY  PRECIOUS  NAUGHTINESS !   Isis came from the Aeza cat and dog rescue and adoption centre in Aljezur, Portugal. For … Continue reading

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who’d be a dog?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday August 24th 2016   Well, this week I have a rotten time. Sunday begins well with a nice long lie-in. At about ten o’clock Human … Continue reading

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lost and found

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday August 21st 2016   Well, it all begins on Friday with a lovely lady in the park. She is tall, black and graceful, a  greyhound … Continue reading

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something’s not quite right in the garden

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday August 17th 2016   A day or two after her ecstatic prance around the lawn sprinkler, Isis has a very different experience of her garden. … Continue reading

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back at the dogs’ hotel

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday August 14th 2016   It’s less than a month since I went to Wales and left little Isis at Ray’s Holly Trees kennels. The staff … Continue reading

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problems with feet

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday August 10th 2016   For several weeks now, Isis has been worrying her front feet. Nibble, nibble, chobble, chobble, lick, lick. On and on and … Continue reading

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her very own rain flies

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday August 7th 2016   B. next door, who is very fond of Isis, watches her through the fence as she buffaloes her way round her … Continue reading

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swings and roundabouts

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday August 3rd 2016   Buying the Doggles for Isis was a very good idea. An even better idea was lining them with black material so … Continue reading

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