Category Archives: rain

our walks: be careful what you wish for part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 19th 2022   Off we trog back up to the field, stinking of eau de canal. At least, I imagine that we both stink; however, when we pause by … Continue reading

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and where shall we go today, dear?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday December 12th 2021   Now we have a tried and tested portfolio of walks: Kings Heath Park, neighbourhood roads, Highbury Park, Holders Lane, Cannon Hill Park, Clowse Woods, Earlswood Lakes … Continue reading

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and off we go!

A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 3rd 2021   It’s a very good week for walking. There are few of those days which Isis hates, when the clouds race across the sun obscuring it completely, then scud … Continue reading

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an itchy dog

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 15th 2021   you have to smile Isis is almost invariably quiet and relaxed when she travels. As soon as she jumps into the car, she settles on the … Continue reading

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perfect weather

    A post should appear each Sunday!   We’ve had a lovely week, Human and me. It’s rained nearly every day. Last Sunday when we first get to Highbury though, Human bullies me. She makes me walk up to … Continue reading

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ARRRRRRRRROOOOOOOOOWHOOOOOO!

  Posts are published each Sunday   Sunday July 6th 2021   I’m wrong. Isis is affected by being away from home. She has worried her right front leg, her usual target when something is upsetting her. It’s quite a … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 28th 2021   Highbury Hall, now a Grade II listed building, was commissioned as his                       Birmingham residence by Joseph Chamberlain in 1878, two years after … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 21st 2021         Photograph by Bev Dakin   This is definitely the highlight of the dog walking week. Bev and I are … Continue reading

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leaves to the rescue

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 15th 2020    On November the 7th I note:  No rain today. Damn. And the sun keeps faintly gleaming. Isis won’t like it, even though … Continue reading

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Isis is back!

        Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 18th 2020   A couple of weeks ago, a newly recovered Isis has a whale of a time on her walks. Every day … Continue reading

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