Category Archives: park dogs

some dogs smell nicer than others!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 2nd 2020     Within two days I meet two beautiful puppies. It’s Tuesday. Although there is bright sunshine, the light is perfectly stable so … Continue reading

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what on earth ……..?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 19th 2020   The beginning of the day is unremarkable. We have the happy greeting, the usual kerfuffle in the porch. On our way to … Continue reading

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Simba and Mikey

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.     Sunday May  24th 2020   Last November, I wrote about Simba and his new humans (post ‘three dogs and a tortoise’ November 10th 2019). To recap: … Continue reading

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hello spring!

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a good place to be

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 9th 2020   The highest mound of the landscaped area in Highbury Park, to which I trudged last week in search of my lost spectacles, … Continue reading

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blankety-blank recurring

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 1st 2020   I have just published an acknowledgement of today’s post appearing with merely a title – a working title at that. This will … Continue reading

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three dogs and a tortoise – part two

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 10th 2019   Now for the beautiful pup I met at the end of last week. There we are, Y, J and I, sitting on … 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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gentleman Blitz

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 25th 2019   This is the tale of Isis Podengo and her friend Gentleman Blitz. They have known each other for several years. … 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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