Category Archives: oh dear

finding a voice (1)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 21st 2020  

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it’s cloak and dagger stuff

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 10th 2020   By mid April, Isis is becoming increasingly irritable. She snaps at her tail and back legs. She has also, I observe, nibbled … 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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oh!

     Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.    Sunday April 12th 2020     On lockdown here, we’ve been asked to leave the house for exercise only once a day. Now that Isis has just … Continue reading

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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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