Category Archives: a very good dog

trips, slips and curses 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 14th 2021   It’s Monday, and we’ve arranged to meet Bev and the doodles  again at Holders Lane. I’m a little apprehensive after Saturday’s debacle. … Continue reading

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Sunday January 31st 2021

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 31st 2020   By last Sunday, of course, everywhere is thick with snow, and Isis plays in the lane. The following day, we go … Continue reading

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waiting for the white stuff

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 10th 2021   Two whole weeks of adventures. Impossible to detail every one. Just as well: you’d all stop following Isis if I did, out … Continue reading

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an unlikely little angel

There will be no post on December 27th or January 3rd. Isis and Human are taking a break.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 20th 2020             … Continue reading

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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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