Author Archives: patinkingsheath

wow Isis!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday March 20th 2019   How about this then? The unheard-of-never-going-to-happen-no-way-José does happen. Yes, really. This is how. Isis is playing with her yellow ring … Continue reading

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sad news

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 17th 2019   Very sad news. B. texted yesterday to tell me that John, Ben’s person, died a week ago last Monday. For … Continue reading

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you just can’t trust anyone nowadays!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday March 13th 2019   To set the scene: it’s two weeks ago, and, yes, we’re in Highbury again. As usual, Isis leads us through … Continue reading

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with apologies to Wordsworth

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 10th 2019   It’s Friday. As soon as she’s crossed the little road from the car park and run onto the meadow, I … Continue reading

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Wednesday, Wednesday

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday March 6th 2019   Thank goodness the days are growing longer. Poor Isis has been getting short shrift over these winter months. Now that … Continue reading

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Isis meets Sid

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 3rd 2019   Strangely, since I finished the last post thinking it’s not beyond the realms of possibility that one day Isis might … Continue reading

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Rosie, Cinnamon and Romeo …………………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday February 27th  2019   Isis continues to be very apprehensive when other dogs approach her. If she is out in the open, her usual … Continue reading

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Isis finds a way ……

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 24th  2019   A sunny week and Isis continues to enjoy herself in Highbury Park. Lately, several people have told me that they … Continue reading

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yipee!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 17th  2019   Thank heaven, the new monitor is set up and I can use the PC again. Trouble is, we old timers … Continue reading

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a different dog

    Posting days: Wednesday and Sunday and, now and again interim extras.   Wednesday February 13th 2019   The more Isis and I learn about each other, the better we communicate. Which makes sense. And the better we communicate, … Continue reading

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