Author Archives: patinkingsheath

splat!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   It’s Monday. Storm Brendon is expected this afternoon, and the parks are still a sea of mud. Sigh. Bev and I opt … Continue reading

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I.T., Isis and me

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   In deference to Isis and her hysteria when, soon after she came, I switched on my ancient, flickering television, ours has been … Continue reading

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it’s all too much for a dog

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   When I last reported on Hairy One’s table manners, all was going swimmingly. No ear splitting screams. No air shredding screeches. No … Continue reading

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we’re going THIS way ….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 29th 2019   Since the beginning of the Months of the Mud, Isis and I have a tussle every time we step out of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

Message from Isis.   I HOPE YOU ARE ALL HAVING AN ENJOYABLE DAY.   I had a guest today. It was Blitzi. Human said you have to be very nice to your guests, especially kind, good-natured guests like Blitzi who … Continue reading

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sorted!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 22nd 2019   Isis and I have been to Kings Heath Park most days over the last two weeks. Temporarily, it has taken the place … Continue reading

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newsflash

    Tuesday December 17th 2019 Isis has just amazed and delighted me. She left the house with me in the dark and we did an hour’s street walk. This is her very first walk in the dark since she … Continue reading

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what blog?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between. First, apologies for the non-appearance of Isis news yesterday, and even more, for the non-appearance of even a quick explanation. Human has succumbed.   Monday December 16th 2019 … Continue reading

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and still the rain comes down …………………….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 8th 2019   So. The rain continues. It doesn’t rain every day. This week there are two days when it doesn’t rain at all. But … Continue reading

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concerning old dogs and new tricks

  Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 1st 2019   Old dogs and new tricks.What’s she on about? Isis isn’t old. No, but I am. And I have been given an iphone in … Continue reading

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