Category Archives: patience is a virtue.

off on our travels

  A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  August 21st  2022   The next morning is just as bright, and the shadows just as deep and scary as they were yesterday, and Isis is just as scared when I … Continue reading

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a clean bill of health and lots of fluff

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Monday May 2nd 2022   On April 21st, when we visit the vet, Isis has a full medical check. We wait for a short while at reception, and the vet comes … Continue reading

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the past revisits us with a vengeance

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February  27th 2022   The night/ early hours barking is fading. She only barks on two nights, and there are only two outbursts each  time. On Monday S. the engineer … Continue reading

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the old and the new?

     A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February 20th 2022   ‘So now I’m not only cold and uncomfortable’, I wrote last Sunday, ‘but also b. tired. But more of that next week ………..’   And yes, … Continue reading

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out with the old and in with the new – or is it? Part 3

    A post should appear each Sunday! Sunday February 13th 2022   Isis is a very good little dog. She never destroys things when she is alone, unless I’ve carelessly left a cardboard envelope, folder or box within easy … Continue reading

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Isis has lovely presents

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 23rd 2022   You think you know your pet so well, then s/he does something quite unexpected, contrary or apparently inexplicable. I had intended, in my first 2022 post, … Continue reading

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what IS the matter with Isis?

    A post should appear each Sunday but hey! It’s holiday time, so things are a bit different. Isis and her human are taking the next two weekends off, and, hopefully, will be posting again on Sunday January 9th … Continue reading

Posted in dear little Isis, Isis at home, Isis says "No"., oh dear, patience is a virtue., sleeping, sleeping arrangements, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

breakthrough

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday November 28th 2021   Sadly, stupid Human has accidentally deleted last week’s post, the duck with the orange feet. But now she’s trying very hard to stop gnashing her teeth … 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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what Isis might have said

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday May 17th 2021   I: Well, it’s a right rubbish time I’m having these last few weeks. When are you having your tooth out? H: What … Continue reading

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