Category Archives: scenting

here, there and everywhere 4

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 11th 2021   It’s a few minutes after six a.m. These are stolen minutes. I think there are only four of them. “You have to … 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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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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badgering the wild life

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 14th 2021   As we have seen, defecting from an overpopulated and churned up Highbury Park presents Isis with a number of very positive new … 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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mud and water, mud and water*

*By the way, this chorus keeps going through my mind as we walk. It can be sung to the tune of ‘Guns and Roses.’   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 21st 2021 … Continue reading

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horses, vets and labels

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 1st 2020   We’re striding happily along the pavement in the rain, Isis and I, when I spot a funeral cortège making its way towards … Continue reading

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out and about, here and there

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 25th 2020. Over the weekend the car is still at the garage because the M.O.T. man leaves on Friday after forgetting to sign the … 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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back in the saddle again ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 4th? Really? Quite obviously, I’m losing it. I am preparing myself to write this week’s post and discover that I forgot to click on the … Continue reading

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