Category Archives: twirling

taking the mickey?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 2nd 2021   We are relaxing contentedly on the day bed when suddenly, for no reason discernible to me, Isis wakes up, lifts her head, … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 21st 2021         Photograph by Bev Dakin   This is definitely the highlight of the dog walking week. Bev and I are … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, a terrified dog, I'm off my lead!, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, park dogs, park people, poor Isis, rain, running, scary shadows, strange behaviour, the dogs of King's Heath Park, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright light, we don't like the dark | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

and for my next trick ……..

My apologies to readers who receive the blog through emails. The blog appeared on Sunday – well, in the early hours of Monday – and went through to Facebook but didn’t ‘publish’ here.   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, … Continue reading

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Sunday January 31st 2021

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 31st 2020   By last Sunday, of course, everywhere is thick with snow, and Isis plays in the lane. The following day, we go … 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

Posted in a vet visit, Isis at home, oh dear, poor Isis, RSPCA, scenting, self-harming, strange behaviour, twirling, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in a joyful dog, clever Isis, deaf/blind dog plays, Highbury Park, oh dear, rain and more rain, running running, scenting, twirling, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

some dogs smell nicer than others!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 2nd 2020     Within two days I meet two beautiful puppies. It’s Tuesday. Although there is bright sunshine, the light is perfectly stable so … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, park dogs, park people, rain, rain and more rain, running, running running, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

what on earth ……..?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 19th 2020   The beginning of the day is unremarkable. We have the happy greeting, the usual kerfuffle in the porch. On our way to … Continue reading

Posted in Highbury Park, Isis is no angel, oh dear, park dogs, park people, poor Isis, sleeping, strange behaviour, twirling | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

squeaking in the park

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 16th 2020   Isis continues to do well, although she doesn’t care for the salt water bathing of her back feet. I do both feet … Continue reading

Posted in deaf/blind dog plays, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, I'm off my lead!, Isis meets other dogs, Kings Heath Park, rain and more rain, running running, scenting, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

territory lost and found

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 28th 2019   “Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear !”, I coo sympathetically to Isis when she suffers minor setbacks such as prickly bits of … Continue reading

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