Category Archives: a very good dog

Isis is ill

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 20th 2020   I am sorry this post was delayed. Yesterday, I was too stressed to write, to be honest. Isis had been behaving increasingly … 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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it’s cloak and dagger stuff

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 10th 2020   By mid April, Isis is becoming increasingly irritable. She snaps at her tail and back legs. She has also, I observe, nibbled … Continue reading

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a good grooming

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday April 6th 2020   Dishevelled, that’s what she is. Not exactly dirty. She doesn’t look neglected, tangled, ratty haired. I peer more closely. No, she doesn’t … Continue reading

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I.T., Isis and me

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   In deference to Isis and her hysteria when, soon after she came, I switched on my ancient, flickering television, ours has been … Continue reading

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what blog?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between. First, apologies for the non-appearance of Isis news yesterday, and even more, for the non-appearance of even a quick explanation. Human has succumbed.   Monday December 16th 2019 … Continue reading

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seven soggy days

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 20th 2019   Monday My hairy little meteorologist is at it again. She’s perfectly happy in Highbury for an hour, then, when I notice her … Continue reading

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the perfect border

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 29th 2019   At the beginning of August, Isis spends a week at Holly Trees Kennels while I enjoy a week in Uppingham with friends. … Continue reading

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Daisy, Daisy ……………..

  Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 8th 2019   It’s Thursday and Isis, Daisy and I are off to RSPCA Newbrook Farm, Isis for the second part of her vaccination (accidentally missed … Continue reading

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a challenge for Isis

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 2nd 2019   It’s Wednesday morning. It’s raining, so I take Isis to Kings Heath Park for a change. She is so intrigued with all … Continue reading

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