Author Archives: patinkingsheath

that coat of hers

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 9th 2020     “Hmmmm,” I think to myself as I bite into my Vacon, egg and dog hair sandwich. “It’s July and she’s still … Continue reading

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some dogs smell nicer than others!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 2nd 2020     Within two days I meet two beautiful puppies. It’s Tuesday. Although there is bright sunshine, the light is perfectly stable so … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, park dogs, park people, rain, rain and more rain, running, running running, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

26/07/2020

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 26th 2020   There have been no more disturbed nights. I am now certain that the all night barking was caused by Blitzi’s scent in … Continue reading

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what on earth ……..?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 19th 2020   The beginning of the day is unremarkable. We have the happy greeting, the usual kerfuffle in the porch. On our way to … Continue reading

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Isis finds her voice 3

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 12th 2020   I have identified seven of Hairy One’s vocalisations. A gentle ‘oof, oof’ says “Haven’t you forgotten something?” At the moment this … Continue reading

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what can I say?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 5th 2020              The edges of the loop which holds the D ring of Hairy One’s harness is beginning to … Continue reading

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finding a voice (2)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 28th 2020   We return contented from a pleasant morning walk. For Isis a pleasant walk comprises well over two hours of walking, playing and … Continue reading

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APOLOGY

    Sunday June 21st 2020.   Apology: today’s post will not be published until tomorrow!   Footnote: Foolish Human has been concentrating on close work for many hours today and ignoring me. Now she’s going cross-eyed. Serves her right. … Continue reading

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finding a voice (1)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 21st 2020  

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an independent dog

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