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and for my next trick ……..

My apologies to readers who receive the blog through emails. The blog appeared on Sunday – well, in the early hours of Monday – and went through to Facebook but didn’t ‘publish’ here.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, … Continue reading

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trips, slips and curses 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 14th 2021   It’s Monday, and we’ve arranged to meet Bev and the doodles¬† again at Holders Lane. I’m a little apprehensive after Saturday’s debacle. … Continue reading

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trips, slips and curses

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 7th 2021   ‘Never count your chickens before they are hatched’ is a proverb which one should always keep in mind when predicting how Isis … Continue reading

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Sunday January 31st 2021

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 31st 2020   By last Sunday, of course, everywhere is thick with snow, and Isis plays in the lane. The following day, we go … Continue reading

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arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday January 26th 2021   I’ve never had such a hassle with a post before! It’s not often that I admit defeat. But I’m doing so now. … Continue reading

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Apologies

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 24th 2021   I am afraid today’s post will not appear until, hopefully,¬† tomorrow. I had prepared a mini photo-journalism post recording Hairy One’s snowy … Continue reading

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the snow stick

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 17th 2021   Well, last week’s snowfall was definitely worth waiting for: someone is absolutely thrilled.             I think she … Continue reading

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waiting for the white stuff

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 10th 2021   Two whole weeks of adventures. Impossible to detail every one. Just as well: you’d all stop following Isis if I did, out … Continue reading

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an unlikely little angel

There will be no post on December 27th or January 3rd. Isis and Human are taking a break.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 20th 2020             … Continue reading

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excuse me, but …….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 13th 2020 (I think)         I hope you don’t bother looking at the dates on my posts. If you do, I hope … Continue reading

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