Category Archives: park people

out and about on terra firma

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday April 17th 2022   At the moment, Isis is part way through her annual undercoat moult. This process never fails to fascinate me.               … Continue reading

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a kiss from Nancy

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 20th 2022     On Thursday, Isis and I meet up with Bev and Nancy. Bev tells me how poor Rufus became more and more ill as they waited … Continue reading

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goodbye dear Rufus

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 13th 2022   Rufus has not been himself lately: he has been very weary and hasn’t wanted to eat. Some days he has seemed much more like the old … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new?

   A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 30th 2022   Over the last two years, Isis has changed quite a lot. Her dislike of sun and bright light both outside and indoors remains, but she has become … Continue reading

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November is for sniffing

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday 7th November 2021   November is the month for sniffing.           Everywhere a dog goes she is assailed by irresistable scents. Let out into the garden … Continue reading

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haven’t you punished Human enough?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 31st 2021   Unquestionably, it was a bad idea to subject Isis to a veterinary health check, for her payback does not end with the unsavoury happenings recounted in … Continue reading

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a difficult week

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday September 19th 2021   Isis’s skin has been much better this week, and the scratching much reduced. Her skin still looks pinker than normal though, is hot to the touch, … Continue reading

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how could you, Isis?

  A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 29th 2021   You have to smile: On Friday, Y and her dog Blitzi visit for a coffee in the garden. Although he is strong and heavier than Isis, and … Continue reading

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Isis is overcome

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 8th 2021   A few weeks ago,  it was extremely hot – hotter than it’s ever been since Isis came to England. One day, we get to Highbury just … Continue reading

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it’s human – so what?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 20th 2021   Today we meet M and his little dog Rosie in Highbury. Recently they camped in Cornwall, and M tells me how much Rosie enjoys being on … Continue reading

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