Category Archives: sleeping arrangements

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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it’s Gotcha day!

  A post should appear every Sunday.   Saturday August 27th 2022 But it’s not Sunday until tomorrow!                       Ah, but it’s a very special day today    ……….   HAPPY  … Continue reading

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off on our travels

  A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  August 21st  2022   The next morning is just as bright, and the shadows just as deep and scary as they were yesterday, and Isis is just as scared when I … Continue reading

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are you enjoying your walk, Isis?

  There will be no blog next week (Sunday August 14th) as Isis and I are having a short break.     A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  August 7th  2022   We leave the lovely, dirty spaniel … Continue reading

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a cool walk and a dirty dog

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday July 31st 2020   Thank goodness, the heatwave passes, and by Wednesday it’s what the meteorologists declare to be ‘a normal July day.’ Hmmmmmm. What’s normal any more? We enjoy … Continue reading

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the heat wave and a walk

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday July 24th 2022   This week we survive Monday and Tuesday’s unprecedented heat. After much persuasion, and with great reluctance, Isis visits the back garden twice during the day. She … Continue reading

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we’re back on track

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday July 17th 2022   Well, that was a nasty episode. I’ve just realised that, for the first time in at least four weeks, I didn’t even feel the urge to … Continue reading

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our walks: be careful what you wish for part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 19th 2022   Off we trog back up to the field, stinking of eau de canal. At least, I imagine that we both stink; however, when we pause by … Continue reading

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our walks: (i) be careful what you wish for!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 12th 2022   I couldn’t have made this up! Today we’ll go to Jasmine Fields, I decide.  On the way, I’m thinking that there’s nothing much to post about. … Continue reading

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oos, ahs, and adventures

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 5th 2022   The passages in italics are what I imagine Isis might say.   Since I clipped Isis, she has received even more compliments than ever. It seems … Continue reading

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