Category Archives: Isis at home

what a day it is, what a day …..

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday November 27th 2022   Monday. Not the greatest beginning to a new week. I’m late getting up – plus ça change there then – and when I wander over to the … Continue reading

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rain and floof, rain and floof

A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday November 20th 2022   The first part of the week is consistently* wet; consequently, Isis chooses pavement walks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We take a different route each day, so there … Continue reading

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you needn’t think I’m eating that!

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday 6th November 2022   Isis swishes past me as she leaves the kitchen and stalks into the hall. When I check her dish, I observe that the food is untouched. … Continue reading

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how wonderful you are …..

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October  30th 2022   I’m glad that little Isis refused to eat only kibbles for breakfast, and spurned her kibbles with sardines for supper. Good for her. I have, I … Continue reading

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(s)he who dares wins

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October 23rd 2022   This really isn’t the best week I’ve ever had. Mealtimes have been easy since best quality minced beef has been added to Hairy One’s breakfast. On … Continue reading

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well, really!

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October 15th 2022   A few days ago, I read a short article which emphasised the importance of understanding your dog. “I try hard to do that,” I tell myself … Continue reading

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oh my!

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October 9th 2022   The tasty additions to Hairy One’s meals continue to transform her attitude to food. I think that the poor dog must have been bored with the … Continue reading

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a man called Michael

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  October 2nd 2022   In the comments section of the penultimate post – you can take a horse to water – Tony suggested that a way of breaking Hairy One’s … Continue reading

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my exasperating Isis

  A post should appear every Sunday. * There may not be a post next Sunday, as I am expecting visitors, and do not yet know when they are arriving.   Sunday  September 10th 2022   My dear little dog … Continue reading

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dining out and an afternoon in the woods

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  September 4th 2022   I drop a harness off at Y’s. She invites me in for coffee, but Isis hasn’t had her tea yet, so I decline. “She can have … Continue reading

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