Category Archives: park dogs

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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nice things happen in the park …………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 7th 2019   Sometimes, lovely things happen in the park. One morning recently Bev and I sat on a log, and Nancy decided … Continue reading

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Isis has a wonderful time

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday June 26th 2019   It’s Monday. Wishing to reduce driving on the gravel to the minimum, I now park in the first space I … Continue reading

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goodbye little Maggie

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 23rd 2019   This is little Maggie, one of my favourite dogs.       In April, when I took the photo, her … Continue reading

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how sweet is that?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday May 29th 2019   It’s reunion time, and Rufus is very excited. Beside himself, if the truth be told. He takes reunions very seriously, … Continue reading

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park dogs May 2019

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 19th 2019   Remember Dougie and Fergie, Hairy One’s erstwhile Highbury companions? Puppy Maisie, who featured on the blog a few months ago, … Continue reading

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Isis has a visitor

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 12th 2019   I’ve not seen my friend T. for two years, but last weekend¬† she ¬† officiates at two obedience shows, one … Continue reading

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