Category Archives: scenting

a challenge for Isis

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 2nd 2019   It’s Wednesday morning. It’s raining, so I take Isis to Kings Heath Park for a change. She is so intrigued with all … Continue reading

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gentleman Blitz

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 25th 2019   This is the tale of Isis Podengo and her friend Gentleman Blitz. They have known each other for several years. … Continue reading

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vets, baths and something else nasty

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 18th 2019   What a relief that the kennels situation is resolved. Home from the vet’s, poor Isis is subjected to a very … Continue reading

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Isis has a wonderful time

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday June 26th 2019   It’s Monday. Wishing to reduce driving on the gravel to the minimum, I now park in the first space I … Continue reading

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what Isis might have said ………………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday June 12th 2019   Although she is deaf, I talk to Isis all the time. As you do. Her thoughts, of course, I can … Continue reading

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summer is definitely on its way

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 5th 2019   Lately, when she’s not walking in the woods with Rufus and Nancy, Isis has spent most of her Highbury time … 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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the spotty satnav

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 21st 2019         This is not just a pretty, spotty nose: it’s a highly refined precision instrument, honed to twitch … Continue reading

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Isis digs a hole

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   April 14th 2019   It’s a good, sound, grey day. The sun emerges from the clouds very slowly and infrequently. It doesn’t stay out for … Continue reading

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