Category Archives: Kings Heath Park

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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creatures great and small

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 13th 2019   Polymath asked for a natural burial: no pollution, no religion, no speeches, no formal funeral. On Tuesday, we gather at Westall Park … Continue reading

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a challenge for Isis

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 2nd 2019   It’s Wednesday morning. It’s raining, so I take Isis to Kings Heath Park for a change. She is so intrigued with all … Continue reading

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…….. and goodbye Gilbert and George

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 31st 2019   I thought that Isis might be reluctant to walk in Kings Heath Park after her misadventure, but she seems perfectly … Continue reading

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searching for Isis podengo

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 21st 2019           It’s Friday afternoon, a dull day, sultry, and quite warm enough to sit outside. I decide … Continue reading

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Isis has other ideas ………………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 9th 2019   (My apologies for the odd posts which may have arrived this evening. Before I downloaded images from my phone, I … Continue reading

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park dogs May 2019

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 19th 2019   Remember Dougie and Fergie, Hairy One’s erstwhile Highbury companions? Puppy Maisie, who featured on the blog a few months ago, … Continue reading

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also, that week ………….

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday May 15th 2019   While our visitor stays with us, the weather is very changeable. This leads to an interesting but sometimes difficult week … Continue reading

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the spotty satnav

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 21st 2019         This is not just a pretty, spotty nose: it’s a highly refined precision instrument, honed to twitch … Continue reading

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remembering John

    Bessie, Ben and Cookie in Kings Heath Park     Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday March 27th 2019   Isis and I met S. and Keiko in Highbury tonight. … Continue reading

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