Category Archives: Isis at home

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

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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

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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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a clean bill of health and lots of fluff

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Monday May 2nd 2022   On April 21st, when we visit the vet, Isis has a full medical check. We wait for a short while at reception, and the vet comes … Continue reading

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news from Isis*

* transcribed by Human   A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday April 3rd 2022   You’ll never believe what happened last week. We are walking on the fields beneath Holders Lane, when I catch a very strange scent. … 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

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a kiss from Nancy

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 20th 2022     On Thursday, Isis and I meet up with Bev and Nancy. Bev tells me how poor Rufus became more and more ill as they waited … Continue reading

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the past revisits us with a vengeance

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February  27th 2022   The night/ early hours barking is fading. She only barks on two nights, and there are only two outbursts each  time. On Monday S. the engineer … Continue reading

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the old and the new?

     A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February 20th 2022   ‘So now I’m not only cold and uncomfortable’, I wrote last Sunday, ‘but also b. tired. But more of that next week ………..’   And yes, … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new – or is it? Part 3

    A post should appear each Sunday! Sunday February 13th 2022   Isis is a very good little dog. She never destroys things when she is alone, unless I’ve carelessly left a cardboard envelope, folder or box within easy … Continue reading

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