Category Archives: clever girl

snakes alive!

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday December 4th 2022   It’s a dull, damp day and we’re walking up the path which leads to Holders Woods. I intend to walk on a little further and turn … Continue reading

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how wonderful you are …..

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October  30th 2022   I’m glad that little Isis refused to eat only kibbles for breakfast, and spurned her kibbles with sardines for supper. Good for her. I have, I … Continue reading

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(s)he who dares wins

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October 23rd 2022   This really isn’t the best week I’ve ever had. Mealtimes have been easy since best quality minced beef has been added to Hairy One’s breakfast. On … Continue reading

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a cool walk and a dirty dog

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday July 31st 2020   Thank goodness, the heatwave passes, and by Wednesday it’s what the meteorologists declare to be ‘a normal July day.’ Hmmmmmm. What’s normal any more? We enjoy … Continue reading

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oos, ahs, and adventures

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 5th 2022   The passages in italics are what I imagine Isis might say.   Since I clipped Isis, she has received even more compliments than ever. It seems … Continue reading

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out and about on terra firma

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday April 17th 2022   At the moment, Isis is part way through her annual undercoat moult. This process never fails to fascinate me.               … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new? Part 2 – a positive step!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February 6th 2022   Before Isis arrives in England, I have a Dogwatch house and garden check to make sure that she will be safe here. (As I reflect soon … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new?

   A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 30th 2022   Over the last two years, Isis has changed quite a lot. Her dislike of sun and bright light both outside and indoors remains, but she has become … Continue reading

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what the hell’s going on? part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 16th 2022     Last week I meanly left the story thus: ‘But I know that however weird her behaviour might seem, there are always reasons for what she … Continue reading

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what the hell’s going on?

    A post should appear each Sunday!     Sunday January 9th 2022   It’s January 2nd when we head down Dogpool Road, turn right onto Moor Green Lane, and park opposite The Highbury pub. It’s a dull, damp, … Continue reading

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