Category Archives: strange behaviour

finding a voice (1)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 21st 2020  

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Isis and the garden in 2020

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 7th 2020   Isis and the garden in 2020? Perhaps a more apt heading would be ‘Human gives up’. Some very loyal and long suffering … Continue reading

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a week’s worth of walks 1

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.    Sunday April 19th 2020     Monday 13th: Kings Heath Park After a brief play on the bank, Isis ascends to the next level. Here, she frisks … Continue reading

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Isis loses it: part two

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 2nd 2020   In the end I shut Isis, whose raucous outbursts are averaging one every eight to ten minutes, in the kitchen. The back … Continue reading

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Isis loses it

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 26th 2020   Well, Isis continues to teach me that I should never become complacent. Our day begins well. As it’s Sunday, and we have … Continue reading

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it’s all too much for a dog

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   When I last reported on Hairy One’s table manners, all was going swimmingly. No ear splitting screams. No air shredding screeches. No … Continue reading

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seven soggy days

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 20th 2019   Monday My hairy little meteorologist is at it again. She’s perfectly happy in Highbury for an hour, then, when I notice her … 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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what’s up Isis?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 24th 2019   Something interesting happened early last week, but this was eclipsed (couldn’t resist the word) by losing Isis last Friday. Isis … Continue reading

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a solution?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 26th 2019   I hang the hosepipe reel on a large hook which is already embedded in the house wall, take the pipe … Continue reading

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