Category Archives: sleeping arrangements

frost, ice, and mucking about

    A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday January 22nd 2023   Over the last week, Isis and I have enjoyed some good walks and managed to visit most of our favourite haunts. It’s still Wellington boots and … Continue reading

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the invalid

    A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday January 16th 2023   Warning to the squeamish: this post is all about what goes into and what comes out of a dog, so perhaps you may not wish to … Continue reading

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well, you see, what happened was ……………………………

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday January 8th 2023   HAPPY NEW YEAR HAPPY NEW YEAR   Apologies for the inordinately long gap. Unfortunately, I had an r.a. fatigue wipe out and a low grade infection … Continue reading

Posted in a terrified dog, a very good dog, dear little Isis, Isis at Hollytrees, Isis at home, Isis says "No"., oh dear, sleeping arrangements, these dogs!, VERY early in the morning., who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

snakes alive – by Isis

      A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday December 11th 2022   It’s a dull, damp day and I can smell that this is the path which leads to the big woods. Human says I can choose … Continue reading

Posted in clever girl, clever Isis, dear little Isis, Holders Lane, Holders Lane Woods, Isis says "No"., oh dear, patience is a virtue., poor Isis, scenting, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, walking my deaf/blind dog, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

snakes alive!

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday December 4th 2022   It’s a dull, damp day and we’re walking up the path which leads to Holders Woods. I intend to walk on a little further and turn … Continue reading

Posted in clever girl, clever Isis, dear little Isis, Holders Lane, Holders Lane Woods, Isis says "No"., oh dear, poor Isis, scenting, something's not right, these dogs!, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

what a day it is, what a day …..

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday November 27th 2022   Monday. Not the greatest beginning to a new week. I’m late getting up – plus ça change there then – and when I wander over to the … Continue reading

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rain and floof, rain and floof

A post should appear every Sunday   Sunday November 20th 2022   The first part of the week is consistently* wet; consequently, Isis chooses pavement walks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We take a different route each day, so there … Continue reading

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how wonderful you are …..

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October  30th 2022   I’m glad that little Isis refused to eat only kibbles for breakfast, and spurned her kibbles with sardines for supper. Good for her. I have, I … Continue reading

Posted in a very good dog, clever girl, deaf/blind dog, dear little Isis, food rage, Isis at home, Isis knows best, patience is a virtue., these dogs!, we don't like bright light, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

oh my!

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday October 9th 2022   The tasty additions to Hairy One’s meals continue to transform her attitude to food. I think that the poor dog must have been bored with the … Continue reading

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dining out and an afternoon in the woods

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  September 4th 2022   I drop a harness off at Y’s. She invites me in for coffee, but Isis hasn’t had her tea yet, so I decline. “She can have … Continue reading

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