Category Archives: a very good dog

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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off to the kennels ……… sniff!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday August 21st 2019   How we humans suffer when we leave our pets in kennels and catteries, however good the establishments are. And how … Continue reading

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vets, baths and something else nasty

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 18th 2019   What a relief that the kennels situation is resolved. Home from the vet’s, poor Isis is subjected to a very … Continue reading

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