Category Archives: Highbury Park

creatures great and small

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 13th 2019   Polymath asked for a natural burial: no pollution, no religion, no speeches, no formal funeral. On Tuesday, we gather at Westall Park … 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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gentleman Blitz

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 25th 2019   This is the tale of Isis Podengo and her friend Gentleman Blitz. They have known each other for several years. … Continue reading

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off to the kennels ……… sniff!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday August 21st 2019   How we humans suffer when we leave our pets in kennels and catteries, however good the establishments are. And how … Continue reading

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vets, baths and something else nasty

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 18th 2019   What a relief that the kennels situation is resolved. Home from the vet’s, poor Isis is subjected to a very … Continue reading

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…….. and goodbye Gilbert and George

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 31st 2019   I thought that Isis might be reluctant to walk in Kings Heath Park after her misadventure, but she seems perfectly … Continue reading

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and again

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 28th 2019   How long ago was it when I posted this message on facebook?   ‘I’ve just lost my driving glasses in … Continue reading

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what’s up Isis?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 24th 2019   Something interesting happened early last week, but this was eclipsed (couldn’t resist the word) by losing Isis last Friday. Isis … Continue reading

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searching for Isis podengo

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 21st 2019           It’s Friday afternoon, a dull day, sultry, and quite warm enough to sit outside. I decide … Continue reading

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the ‘garden’

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 14th 2019   The flower meadow at Highbury, now in its third year, is thriving. Often I admire it, and wish that a … Continue reading

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