Category Archives: food rage

a kiss from Nancy

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 20th 2022     On Thursday, Isis and I meet up with Bev and Nancy. Bev tells me how poor Rufus became more and more ill as they waited … Continue reading

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the past revisits us with a vengeance

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February  27th 2022   The night/ early hours barking is fading. She only barks on two nights, and there are only two outbursts each  time. On Monday S. the engineer … Continue reading

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the old and the new?

     A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February 20th 2022   ‘So now I’m not only cold and uncomfortable’, I wrote last Sunday, ‘but also b. tired. But more of that next week ………..’   And yes, … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new – or is it? Part 3

    A post should appear each Sunday! Sunday February 13th 2022   Isis is a very good little dog. She never destroys things when she is alone, unless I’ve carelessly left a cardboard envelope, folder or box within easy … Continue reading

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shrieks, barks and lots of food

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 11th 2020   When Autumn creeps in, it’s too cold for Y, Blitzi and I to spend the evening in the garden,  so we have … Continue reading

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Isis is ill

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 20th 2020   I am sorry this post was delayed. Yesterday, I was too stressed to write, to be honest. Isis had been behaving increasingly … 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 (1)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 21st 2020  

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Isis – you could take her anywhere

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 24th 2019   Could you take Isis anywhere? Not quite. But there is a huge, and, I think, substantive, improvement in her doggie … Continue reading

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Isis dines in

  Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday January 16th 2019   It’s a long time since I bewailed the return of Hairy One’s hysterical approach to mealtimes. After she came to live … Continue reading

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