Author Archives: patinkingsheath

the prickly season

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday November 14th 2018   The prickly season appears to be lasting a long time this year. Dried thorny bits appear very early in September. … Continue reading

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my ♥ amazing ♥ Isis

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 11th 2018   Today I realise that whenever I see, hear or think about Isis, I feel very, very proud of her. I … Continue reading

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shan’t!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday November 7th 2018   What a difference a day makes, as they say. We’ve had days and days of ‘mostly sunny’. Isis hates ‘mostly … Continue reading

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Isis and Raja

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 4th 2018   Today I open an email which informs me ‘Kelly Heyworth Gross mentioned you on Facebook.’ When I check this out … Continue reading

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retinitis pigmentosa

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between. Wednesday October 31st 2018   Walks have been difficult for poor Isis this week. Despite the weather forecast promising dull, rainy days, the sun has dodged … Continue reading

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a dangerous mistake

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 28th 2018   It’s Saturday, and Isis and I set off merrily in our new car for Highbuy Park. It’s wet and very … Continue reading

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things are getting better

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday October 24th 2018   It’s fun having a car. I’m doing all sorts of doggy fun things already and I’ve only been to Highbury … Continue reading

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Isis smells something VERY exciting

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 21st 2018   This morning, as soon as Ji. comes into the house, Isis becomes very, very excited. While I finish my breakfast, … Continue reading

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human is horrible to dog

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday October 17th 2018   Uh -uh. Something’s going on in here.         I can smell great danger. Sniff. Shampoo. Sniff-sniff. She’s … Continue reading

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a dog, a cat, a taxi and me continued

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 14th 2018   The cats begin squawking at 7.00.a.m. I find ‘Two cats’ the most effective of all the Nokia alarms. It truly … Continue reading

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