Category Archives: relationship building

it’s human – so what?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 20th 2021   Today we meet M and his little dog Rosie in Highbury. Recently they camped in Cornwall, and M tells me how much Rosie enjoys being on … Continue reading

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laid back dog and stressed out human continued

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 13th 2021   My friends M and G greet me at the door. I apologise for not phoning, and recount my misadventures. They are glad that I hadn’t told … Continue reading

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laid back dog and stressed out human

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 6th 2021   Friends have invited me to visit them for a week. Although I know that Isis is always very well cared for at … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 4th 2021   As Isis and I walk in Holders Lane, it’s as though someone has fired the starting pistol for the spring race. Buds … Continue reading

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ecstasy!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 7th 2021   I can’t tell you what an amazing Monday I had. Not properly, because I’m a dog and it’s too hard for me … Continue reading

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an unlikely little angel

There will be no post on December 27th or January 3rd. Isis and Human are taking a break.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 20th 2020             … Continue reading

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seven days: days 4 and 5

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 13th 2020   Perhaps Isis is right. Seven consecutive posts about seven consecutive dog walks could well become monotonous. And seem contrived. They weren’t contrived. … Continue reading

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finding a voice (2)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 28th 2020   We return contented from a pleasant morning walk. For Isis a pleasant walk comprises well over two hours of walking, playing and … Continue reading

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a week’s worth of walks 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 3rd 2020   Highbury Park: Friday April 24th Isis sniffs half-heartedly along the wooded area between the two meadows. This spot is her default choice. … Continue reading

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a good grooming

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday April 6th 2020   Dishevelled, that’s what she is. Not exactly dirty. She doesn’t look neglected, tangled, ratty haired. I peer more closely. No, she doesn’t … Continue reading

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