Category Archives: relationship building

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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my ♥ amazing ♥ Isis

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 11th 2018   Today I realise that whenever I see, hear or think about Isis, I feel very, very proud of her. I … Continue reading

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my ♥ little ♥ Isis

      Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday August 21st 2018   Yes, I really am writing about the same dog. Isis, bless her grubby little cotton socks, has been amazing … Continue reading

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table manners reviewed

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 18th 2018   It occurs to me that it’s a long time since we had a table manners update. Does Isis still growl … Continue reading

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nine rescues and a prophecy

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday July 8th 2018   Kings Heath Park is proliferating with new arrivals, both puppies and older dogs. Among them, it’s gratifying to see quite a … Continue reading

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a nest in the ivy

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday July 4th 2018   Isis and I have worked out a just feasible routine for our summer exercise. ‘Just’ because the feasible routine involves levering … Continue reading

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meet Walt and Flo

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday July 1st 2018   While I was out of action from August last year until May this year, several new dogs appeared in Kings Heath … Continue reading

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another day in the life of Isis

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday June 20th 2018   You never know what’s going to happen in this house. A dog needs a well-ordered life. We don’t have a well-ordered … Continue reading

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into the thick of it

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday June10th 2018   All in all, Isis is a much happier little dog this week. She is still diving at her tail and biting off … Continue reading

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