Category Archives: these dogs!

it’s human – so what?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 20th 2021   Today we meet M and his little dog Rosie in Highbury. Recently they camped in Cornwall, and M tells me how much Rosie enjoys being on … Continue reading

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what Isis might have said

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday May 17th 2021   I: Well, it’s a right rubbish time I’m having these last few weeks. When are you having your tooth out? H: What … Continue reading

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badgering the wild life

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 14th 2021   As we have seen, defecting from an overpopulated and churned up Highbury Park presents Isis with a number of very positive new … Continue reading

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mud and water, mud and water*

*By the way, this chorus keeps going through my mind as we walk. It can be sung to the tune of ‘Guns and Roses.’   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 21st 2021 … Continue reading

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and for my next trick ……..

My apologies to readers who receive the blog through emails. The blog appeared on Sunday – well, in the early hours of Monday – and went through to Facebook but didn’t ‘publish’ here.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, … Continue reading

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trips, slips and curses

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 7th 2021   ‘Never count your chickens before they are hatched’ is a proverb which one should always keep in mind when predicting how Isis … Continue reading

Posted in Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis gets bathed, Isis is sad, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, poor Isis, rain and more rain, sleeping arrangements, these dogs!, walking with Rufus and Nancy, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

an unlikely little angel

There will be no post on December 27th or January 3rd. Isis and Human are taking a break.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 20th 2020             … Continue reading

Posted in a very good dog, clever Isis, dear little Isis, Isis at home, Isis is no angel, learning to trust, oh dear, poor Isis, relationship building, self-damaging, self-harming, strange behaviour, teaching my deaf/blind dog, these dogs!, training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

excuse me, but …….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 13th 2020 (I think)         I hope you don’t bother looking at the dates on my posts. If you do, I hope … Continue reading

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