Category Archives: who’d be a human?

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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laid back dog and stressed out human continued

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 13th 2021   My friends M and G greet me at the door. I apologise for not phoning, and recount my misadventures. They are glad that I hadn’t told … 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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now what?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 16th 2021   Yes, we have a mouse. Sigh. Now what? Perhaps it’ll go away of its own accord. On the other hand, perhaps it … Continue reading

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taking the mickey?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 2nd 2021   We are relaxing contentedly on the day bed when suddenly, for no reason discernible to me, Isis wakes up, lifts her head, … Continue reading

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I’m not going ANYWHERE

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 18th 2021   Oh dear. Not the best of weeks. Monday My car has an appointment with the garage. For a long time now the … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere 4

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 11th 2021   It’s a few minutes after six a.m. These are stolen minutes. I think there are only four of them. “You have to … 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