Category Archives: park people

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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…….. 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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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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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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summer is definitely on its way

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 5th 2019   Lately, when she’s not walking in the woods with Rufus and Nancy, Isis has spent most of her Highbury time … Continue reading

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parks and dogs and people

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday April 17th 2019   Spring has been popping on and off the scene for a while now. First the snowdrops, then the daffodils. Now … Continue reading

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remembering John

    Bessie, Ben and Cookie in Kings Heath Park     Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday March 27th 2019   Isis and I met S. and Keiko in Highbury tonight. … Continue reading

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sad news

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 17th 2019   Very sad news. B. texted yesterday to tell me that John, Ben’s person, died a week ago last Monday. For … Continue reading

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