Category Archives: oh dear

a good grooming

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday April 6th 2020   Dishevelled, that’s what she is. Not exactly dirty. She doesn’t look neglected, tangled, ratty haired. I peer more closely. No, she doesn’t … 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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what blog?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between. First, apologies for the non-appearance of Isis news yesterday, and even more, for the non-appearance of even a quick explanation. Human has succumbed.   Monday December 16th 2019 … Continue reading

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and still the rain comes down …………………….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 8th 2019   So. The rain continues. It doesn’t rain every day. This week there are two days when it doesn’t rain at all. But … Continue reading

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a tag for Isis

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 24th 2019   Isis isn’t a quiet, laid back, cautious dog. She’s a boisterous, high energy, adventurous creature. If you don’t know her, you can … Continue reading

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