Category Archives: adopted dogs

three dogs and a tortoise – part two

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 10th 2019   Now for the beautiful pup I met at the end of last week. There we are, Y, J and I, sitting on … Continue reading

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three dogs and a tortoise – part one

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 3rd 2019   As soon as Speedy is carried into the house, Isis picks up the strange new scent. Her nose begins to twitch and … Continue reading

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gentleman Blitz

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 25th 2019   This is the tale of Isis Podengo and her friend Gentleman Blitz. They have known each other for several years. … Continue reading

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…….. and goodbye Gilbert and George

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 31st 2019   I thought that Isis might be reluctant to walk in Kings Heath Park after her misadventure, but she seems perfectly … Continue reading

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nice things happen in the park …………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 7th 2019   Sometimes, lovely things happen in the park. One morning recently Bev and I sat on a log, and Nancy decided … Continue reading

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goodbye little Maggie

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 23rd 2019   This is little Maggie, one of my favourite dogs.       In April, when I took the photo, her … Continue reading

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hello Roo

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday December 19th 2018   It’s raining in Kings Heath Park on Tuesday, and here are Rufus in a fetching dark chocolate and Nancy in … Continue reading

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HAPPY GOTCHA DAY MY ISIS

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 2nd 2018   Isis’s gotcha day is August 27th 2014. Below is a photo of her taken when she arrived at Aeza cat … Continue reading

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it gets worse …..

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Thursday (should have been Wednesday) August 29th 2018   Isis: It should have been bloody Tuesday. Human: Isis! Isis: Well, I ask you. Tuesday was … Continue reading

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nine rescues and a prophecy

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday July 8th 2018   Kings Heath Park is proliferating with new arrivals, both puppies and older dogs. Among them, it’s gratifying to see quite a … Continue reading

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