Category Archives: relationship building

the perfect border

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 29th 2019   At the beginning of August, Isis spends a week at Holly Trees Kennels while I enjoy a week in Uppingham with friends. … 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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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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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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Isis visits Polymath part 2

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday May 1st 2019   Fast forward to April 2019. By now, Isis has visited Polymath at least six or seven times. Now she knows … Continue reading

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and what have you been doing?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday April 24th 2019     Daisy   D So what have you been doing this week, dog, besides running around panting and getting dirty? I … Continue reading

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dialogue with Isis

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday April 3rd 2019   Human: After going nuts on Sunday, you growl and snap at yourself on and off all evening. Dog! It’s annoying. … Continue reading

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Rosie, Cinnamon and Sherlock…………………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday February 27th  2019   Isis continues to be very apprehensive when other dogs approach her. If she is out in the open, her usual … Continue reading

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a little patch of heaven

  Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday December 11th 2018   Just realised that I was one day ahead on Sunday. I suspect that inaccurate dates are not infrequent on the blog. … Continue reading

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the prickly season

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday November 14th 2018   The prickly season appears to be lasting a long time this year. Dried thorny bits appear very early in September. … Continue reading

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