Category Archives: clever girl

badgering the wild life

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 14th 2021   As we have seen, defecting from an overpopulated and churned up Highbury Park presents Isis with a number of very positive new … Continue reading

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mud and water, mud and water*

*By the way, this chorus keeps going through my mind as we walk. It can be sung to the tune of ‘Guns and Roses.’   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 21st 2021 … Continue reading

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that coat of hers

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 9th 2020     “Hmmmm,” I think to myself as I bite into my Vacon, egg and dog hair sandwich. “It’s July and she’s still … 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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finding a voice (2)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 28th 2020   We return contented from a pleasant morning walk. For Isis a pleasant walk comprises well over two hours of walking, playing and … Continue reading

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a week’s worth of walks 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 3rd 2020   Highbury Park: Friday April 24th Isis sniffs half-heartedly along the wooded area between the two meadows. This spot is her default choice. … Continue reading

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a week’s worth of walks 2

 

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sorted!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 22nd 2019   Isis and I have been to Kings Heath Park most days over the last two weeks. Temporarily, it has taken the place … 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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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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