Category Archives: Kings Heath Park

here, there and everywhere 4

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 11th 2021   It’s a few minutes after six a.m. These are stolen minutes. I think there are only four of them. “You have to … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 21st 2021         Photograph by Bev Dakin   This is definitely the highlight of the dog walking week. Bev and I are … Continue reading

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trips, slips and curses

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 7th 2021   ‘Never count your chickens before they are hatched’ is a proverb which one should always keep in mind when predicting how Isis … Continue reading

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a very lovely lady

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 8th 2020   On Thursday, in Highbury Park, I learned of the death of Joyce whom I’ve known for many years. Like everyone else I … Continue reading

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Isis is back!

        Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 18th 2020   A couple of weeks ago, a newly recovered Isis has a whale of a time on her walks. Every day … Continue reading

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seven days: days 4 and 5

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 13th 2020   Perhaps Isis is right. Seven consecutive posts about seven consecutive dog walks could well become monotonous. And seem contrived. They weren’t contrived. … Continue reading

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a week’s worth of walks 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 3rd 2020   Highbury Park: Friday April 24th Isis sniffs half-heartedly along the wooded area between the two meadows. This spot is her default choice. … Continue reading

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a week’s worth of walks 1

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   ¬†Sunday April 19th 2020 ¬†   Monday 13th: Kings Heath Park After a brief play on the bank, Isis ascends to the next level. Here, she frisks … Continue reading

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squeaking in the park

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 16th 2020   Isis continues to do well, although she doesn’t care for the salt water bathing of her back feet. I do both feet … Continue reading

Posted in deaf/blind dog plays, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, I'm off my lead!, Isis meets other dogs, Kings Heath Park, rain and more rain, running running, scenting, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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