Category Archives: clever girl

bedtime histrionics part 2

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 25th 2018   A.L., you got it in one! Isis very rarely loses her treats in her bedding but she is convinced that … Continue reading

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bedtime histrionics

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 22nd 2018   We’re going back a few months. It’s May and I am reviewing Hairy One’s food related behaviour. Yes, her mealtime … Continue reading

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Devon Blue

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday July 15th 2018   Just over a week ago, Isis receives a surprise parcel. A close friend, K., who reads the blog knows how attached … Continue reading

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a nest in the ivy

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday July 4th 2018   Isis and I have worked out a just feasible routine for our summer exercise. ‘Just’ because the feasible routine involves levering … Continue reading

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what’s up, Hairy One?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday June 3rd 2018   Ji., Isis and I have a perfect walk in Highbury Park today. It’s warm and sunny but the shadows are light. … Continue reading

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the snake is dead – long live the snake

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday May 27th 2018   Hairy One’s done well this week. Twice Human drops off on the day bed, and Isis sleeps soundly without any nightmares: … Continue reading

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Isis is very good and human resurfaces

  * Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday April 11th 2018   Human is back on track. Today Isis and I go on our first road walk for a week. Hairy One’s harness … Continue reading

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a momentous day

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday March 7th 2018   It’s Monday. There’s still plenty of snow lying around but a thaw is underway. It’s nice and dull, just as Isis … Continue reading

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manners maketh dog

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday March 5th 2018   It’s a while since we caught up with Hairy One’s table (as it were) manners. As you may recall, these had … Continue reading

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what a day! part 2

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday February 11th 2018   Isis, who has recovered from her nasty ‘stick mouth’ experience is awarded a tasty treat for being a brave girl and … Continue reading

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