Category Archives: Isis says “No”.

a good place to be

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 9th 2020   The highest mound of the landscaped area in Highbury Park, to which I trudged last week in search of my lost spectacles, … Continue reading

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and one week later …..

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 9th 2020   Praise be to dog, Isis has maintained her equilibrium. To date, she is doing better than I am, as every time she … Continue reading

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Isis loses it: part two

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 2nd 2020   In the end I shut Isis, whose raucous outbursts are averaging one every eight to ten minutes, in the kitchen. The back … Continue reading

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splat!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   It’s Monday. Storm Brendon is expected this afternoon, and the parks are still a sea of mud. Sigh. Bev and I opt … Continue reading

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I.T., Isis and me

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   In deference to Isis and her hysteria when, soon after she came, I switched on my ancient, flickering television, ours has been … Continue reading

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it’s all too much for a dog

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   When I last reported on Hairy One’s table manners, all was going swimmingly. No ear splitting screams. No air shredding screeches. No … Continue reading

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we’re going THIS way ….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 29th 2019   Since the beginning of the Months of the Mud, Isis and I have a tussle every time we step out of the … Continue reading

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seven soggy days

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 20th 2019   Monday My hairy little meteorologist is at it again. She’s perfectly happy in Highbury for an hour, then, when I notice her … Continue reading

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vets, baths and something else nasty

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 18th 2019   What a relief that the kennels situation is resolved. Home from the vet’s, poor Isis is subjected to a very … Continue reading

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what’s up Isis?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 24th 2019   Something interesting happened early last week, but this was eclipsed (couldn’t resist the word) by losing Isis last Friday. Isis … Continue reading

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