Category Archives: clever girl

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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hello gate!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday 28th January 2018   A. comments that she hadn’t heard of any plans for a gate. That must mean I didn’t mention any. The rheumatology … Continue reading

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blasted cats!

  Special request: I am preserving anonymity here, so being deliberately vague: I received a lovely pot of 15+ Manuka honey this week from a well wisher, but have lost my e-mail addresses since changing my server. Please could he/she … Continue reading

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I couldn’t believe it

  Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday November 26th 2017   It’s true. At the time I absolutely couldn’t believe it. It happened a week ago. Picture the scene:  it’s Saturday and I … Continue reading

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pride comes before a fall

THREE YEARS AGO TODAY MY BEAUTIFUL ISIS CAME TO LIVE WITH ME   Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday August 27th 2017   Kings Heath Park is very busy this week, I hear. … Continue reading

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