Author Archives: patinkingsheath

a very lovely lady

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 8th 2020   On Thursday, in Highbury Park, I learned of the death of Joyce whom I’ve known for many years. Like everyone else I … Continue reading

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Nancy in the wars

Sorry about the Jumbled offering on Sunday. Thanks, Ian for alerting me.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 22nd 2020   Bev and T, Rufus, Nancy and Jake the cat are off … Continue reading

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leaves to the rescue

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 15th 2020    On November the 7th I note:  No rain today. Damn. And the sun keeps faintly gleaming. Isis won’t like it, even though … Continue reading

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dear, dear, dear, dear, dear ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 8th 2020   Well (or not), I’ve not been a diligent, efficient pet owner at all. As I explained last week, after the Hibiscrub had … Continue reading

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horses, vets and labels

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 1st 2020   We’re striding happily along the pavement in the rain, Isis and I, when I spot a funeral cortège making its way towards … Continue reading

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out and about, here and there

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 25th 2020. Over the weekend the car is still at the garage because the M.O.T. man leaves on Friday after forgetting to sign the … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, clever Isis, deaf/blind dog plays, Highbury Park, oh dear, rain and more rain, running running, scenting, twirling, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Isis is back!

        Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 18th 2020   A couple of weeks ago, a newly recovered Isis has a whale of a time on her walks. Every day … Continue reading

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shrieks, barks and lots of food

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 11th 2020   When Autumn creeps in, it’s too cold for Y, Blitzi and I to spend the evening in the garden,  so we have … Continue reading

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back in the saddle again ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 4th? Really? Quite obviously, I’m losing it. I am preparing myself to write this week’s post and discover that I forgot to click on the … Continue reading

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Isis bulletin 2

Friday 25th 2020 Hello there. Isis is making a good recovery. Yesterday she was keen to go for a road walk – her first walk since Sunday – and today she had a good time in Highbury. Pat

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