Author Archives: patinkingsheath

rain, rage, cats and dogs

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday December 13th 2017   Today it’s the antithesis of Christmas card snow scenes. It’s grey from ground to sky. The roads run with thawed snow, … Continue reading

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Sno-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-w!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday December 10th 2017   Isis has had a delightful weekend. J, who has just returned to Birmingham after several months away, hears of my predicament … Continue reading

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Isis versus human

  Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday December 6th 2017   Isis: I love my lane! I have a very good time there. Tuesday is great fun. Human: Tuesday is a right pain. … Continue reading

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the fence

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday December 3rd 2017   Last year I obtained from Freegle a very long, three foot tall length of plastic-covered wire border edging. This has proved … Continue reading

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the battle continues to continue ……….

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday November 29th 2017   It’s a very long time since we checked in on Hairy One’s mealtime re-training. This is not because Human has forgotten … Continue reading

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I couldn’t believe it

  Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday November 26th 2017   It’s true. At the time I absolutely couldn’t believe it. It happened a week ago. Picture the scene:  it’s Saturday and I … Continue reading

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unblocking the gap

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday November 22nd 2017   It’s the day after I blocked Hairy One’s escape route through the gap between two garages. Today as she skips merrily … Continue reading

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the ingrate

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday November 19th 2017   Isis, as we know, for a long time now has been taken to the park most week days by the Pet … Continue reading

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blocking the gap

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday November 15th 2017   New router arrives today and is going strong. Hopefully, will not have to reconnect to the internet every few days. Still … Continue reading

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a very short one

Sunday November 12th 1017 Still no internet connection. I have a dead router and am awaiting a replacement. It should arrive in the next few days. I’m postponing today’s post as it is very hard to judge layout on a … Continue reading

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