Author Archives: patinkingsheath

what can I say?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 5th 2020              The edges of the loop which holds the D ring of Hairy One’s harness is beginning to … Continue reading

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finding a voice (2)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 28th 2020   We return contented from a pleasant morning walk. For Isis a pleasant walk comprises well over two hours of walking, playing and … Continue reading

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APOLOGY

    Sunday June 21st 2020.   Apology: today’s post will not be published until tomorrow!   Footnote: Foolish Human has been concentrating on close work for many hours today and ignoring me. Now she’s going cross-eyed. Serves her right. … Continue reading

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finding a voice (1)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 21st 2020  

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an independent dog

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Isis and the garden in 2020

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 7th 2020   Isis and the garden in 2020? Perhaps a more apt heading would be ‘Human gives up’. Some very loyal and long suffering … Continue reading

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Isis, lockdown and me

 

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Simba and Mikey

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.     Sunday May  24th 2020   Last November, I wrote about Simba and his new humans (post ‘three dogs and a tortoise’ November 10th 2019). To recap: … Continue reading

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taking out my human

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 17th 2020   Have you ever taken a human for a walk? Don’t bother. It’s not worth the effort. I don’t think they mean to … Continue reading

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it’s cloak and dagger stuff

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 10th 2020   By mid April, Isis is becoming increasingly irritable. She snaps at her tail and back legs. She has also, I observe, nibbled … Continue reading

Posted in a very good dog, a vet visit, dear little Isis, oh dear, White Cross Vets. | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments