Category Archives: who’d be a human?

are you enjoying your walk, Isis?

  There will be no blog next week (Sunday August 14th) as Isis and I are having a short break.     A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  August 7th  2022   We leave the lovely, dirty spaniel … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, a terrified dog, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, Isis knows best, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, scenting, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, VERY early in the morning., walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

a cool walk and a dirty dog

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday July 31st 2020   Thank goodness, the heatwave passes, and by Wednesday it’s what the meteorologists declare to be ‘a normal July day.’ Hmmmmmm. What’s normal any more? We enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in a very good dog, clever girl, dear little Isis, Kings Heath Park, oh dear, park dogs, park people, scenting, the dogs of King's Heath Park, these dogs!, VERY early in the morning., walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

the heat wave and a walk

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday July 24th 2022   This week we survive Monday and Tuesday’s unprecedented heat. After much persuasion, and with great reluctance, Isis visits the back garden twice during the day. She … Continue reading

Posted in a terrified dog, dear little Isis, Isis at home, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, scenting, sleeping arrangements, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright light, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

our walks: (2) Holders Lane

      A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 26th 2022   June has been a difficult time for us, as there have been so many flickery days: days when sun and shade have alternated minute by … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, deaf/blind dog, Holders Lane, oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, scenting, these dogs!, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

our walks: be careful what you wish for part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 19th 2022   Off we trog back up to the field, stinking of eau de canal. At least, I imagine that we both stink; however, when we pause by … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, a terrified dog, dear little Isis, glorious rain!, Isis at home, Jasmine Fields, oh dear, rain, running, scenting, these dogs!, twirling, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

our walks: (i) be careful what you wish for!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 12th 2022   I couldn’t have made this up! Today we’ll go to Jasmine Fields, I decide.  On the way, I’m thinking that there’s nothing much to post about. … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, dear little Isis, Isis gets bathed, Isis in danger, Isis in trouble, Isis knows best, Jasmine Fields, lovely leaves, oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, scenting, these dogs!, walking my deaf/blind dog, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

oos, ahs, and adventures

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 5th 2022   The passages in italics are what I imagine Isis might say.   Since I clipped Isis, she has received even more compliments than ever. It seems … Continue reading

Posted in a very good dog, clever girl, clever Isis, deaf/blind dog, dear little Isis, Holders Lane, Isis knows best, Isis says "No"., scenting, strange behaviour, these dogs!, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

back to the kennels again!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday May 29th 2022   On May 13th, only a few days after her last brief sojourn at Hollytrees, I take poor Isis to the kennels again. I am off to … Continue reading

Posted in dear little Isis, Isis at Hollytrees, Isis at home, Isis is sad, Isis says "No"., oh dear, poor Isis, something's not right, these dogs!, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

collecting Isis

      A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday May 8th 2022   Isis: There’s more about you than about me. Human: We’re a team Isis.   On Wednesday afternoon I take a newly clipped Isis     … Continue reading

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bright light

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 27th   Hmmmm. Not the best of weeks. First I lose my new hearing aid in Highbury Park, then my driving glasses disappear into thin air somewhere between the … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis in trouble, oh dear, poor Isis, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, twirling, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments