Category Archives: something’s not right

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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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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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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out with the old and in with the new? Part 2 – a positive step!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February 6th 2022   Before Isis arrives in England, I have a Dogwatch house and garden check to make sure that she will be safe here. (As I reflect soon … Continue reading

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what the hell’s going on?

    A post should appear each Sunday!     Sunday January 9th 2022   It’s January 2nd when we head down Dogpool Road, turn right onto Moor Green Lane, and park opposite The Highbury pub. It’s a dull, damp, … Continue reading

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what IS the matter with Isis?

    A post should appear each Sunday but hey! It’s holiday time, so things are a bit different. Isis and her human are taking the next two weekends off, and, hopefully, will be posting again on Sunday January 9th … Continue reading

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