Category Archives: a joyful dog

what the hell’s going on? part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 16th 2022     Last week I meanly left the story thus: ‘But I know that however weird her behaviour might seem, there are always reasons for what she … Continue reading

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what the hell’s going on?

    A post should appear each Sunday!     Sunday January 9th 2022   It’s January 2nd when we head down Dogpool Road, turn right onto Moor Green Lane, and park opposite The Highbury pub. It’s a dull, damp, … Continue reading

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November is for sniffing

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday 7th November 2021   November is the month for sniffing.           Everywhere a dog goes she is assailed by irresistable scents. Let out into the garden … Continue reading

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a scritchy relapse

        A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 10th 2021   Oh dear. Oh dear. After her apparent improvement, poor Hairy One’s frantic scritching resurges. The skin on the outside of her ears is red … Continue reading

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and off we go!

A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 3rd 2021   It’s a very good week for walking. There are few of those days which Isis hates, when the clouds race across the sun obscuring it completely, then scud … Continue reading

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how could you, Isis?

  A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 29th 2021   You have to smile: On Friday, Y and her dog Blitzi visit for a coffee in the garden. Although he is strong and heavier than Isis, and … Continue reading

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perfect weather

    A post should appear each Sunday!   We’ve had a lovely week, Human and me. It’s rained nearly every day. Last Sunday when we first get to Highbury though, Human bullies me. She makes me walk up to … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere 4

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 11th 2021   It’s a few minutes after six a.m. These are stolen minutes. I think there are only four of them. “You have to … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 28th 2021   Highbury Hall, now a Grade II listed building, was commissioned as his                       Birmingham residence by Joseph Chamberlain in 1878, two years after … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 21st 2021         Photograph by Bev Dakin   This is definitely the highlight of the dog walking week. Bev and I are … Continue reading

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