Author Archives: patinkingsheath

three dogs and a tortoise – part three

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 17th 2019   Oh dear. One really has no right to complain about the weather when one sees the plight of the flood victims in … Continue reading

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three dogs and a tortoise – part two

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 10th 2019   Now for the beautiful pup I met at the end of last week. There we are, Y, J and I, sitting on … Continue reading

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three dogs and a tortoise – part one

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 3rd 2019   As soon as Speedy is carried into the house, Isis picks up the strange new scent. Her nose begins to twitch and … Continue reading

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territory lost and found

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 28th 2019   “Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear !”, I coo sympathetically to Isis when she suffers minor setbacks such as prickly bits of … Continue reading

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seven soggy days

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 20th 2019   Monday My hairy little meteorologist is at it again. She’s perfectly happy in Highbury for an hour, then, when I notice her … Continue reading

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creatures great and small

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 13th 2019   Polymath asked for a natural burial: no pollution, no religion, no speeches, no formal funeral. On Tuesday, we gather at Westall Park … Continue reading

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little Daisy

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 6th 2019             Polymath called her ‘Daisy-Bug’, or sometimes just ‘Bug’ because when she was a kitten she scuttled around … Continue reading

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the perfect border

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 29th 2019   At the beginning of August, Isis spends a week at Holly Trees Kennels while I enjoy a week in Uppingham with friends. … Continue reading

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goodbye my friend

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday 22nd September 2019   Sylvia, known in the blog as ‘Polymath’, respected and celebrated the lives of all living creatures. If she knew of any animal … Continue reading

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apologies

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday 18th September 2019   I apologise for the non-appearance of a post last Sunday. This was owing to an ongoing crisis situation. I hope I will … Continue reading

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