Category Archives: oh dear

mud and water, mud and water*

*By the way, this chorus keeps going through my mind as we walk. It can be sung to the tune of ‘Guns and Roses.’   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 21st 2021 … Continue reading

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trips, slips and curses 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 14th 2021   It’s Monday, and we’ve arranged to meet Bev and the doodles  again at Holders Lane. I’m a little apprehensive after Saturday’s debacle. … 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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Sunday January 31st 2021

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 31st 2020   By last Sunday, of course, everywhere is thick with snow, and Isis plays in the lane. The following day, we go … Continue reading

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an unlikely little angel

There will be no post on December 27th or January 3rd. Isis and Human are taking a break.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 20th 2020             … Continue reading

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excuse me, but …….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 13th 2020 (I think)         I hope you don’t bother looking at the dates on my posts. If you do, I hope … Continue reading

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from a dog’s point of view ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 4th 2020   I didn’t get to report this. I wanted to. But she wouldn’t let me. Now she’s spending lots of time taking the … Continue reading

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leaves to the rescue

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 15th 2020    On November the 7th I note:  No rain today. Damn. And the sun keeps faintly gleaming. Isis won’t like it, even though … Continue reading

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dear, dear, dear, dear, dear ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 8th 2020   Well (or not), I’ve not been a diligent, efficient pet owner at all. As I explained last week, after the Hibiscrub had … Continue reading

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horses, vets and labels

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 1st 2020   We’re striding happily along the pavement in the rain, Isis and I, when I spot a funeral cortège making its way towards … Continue reading

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