Category Archives: walking my deaf/blind dog

our walks: (2) Holders Lane

      A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 26th 2022   June has been a difficult time for us, as there have been so many flickery days: days when sun and shade have alternated minute 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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goodbye dear Rufus

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 13th 2022   Rufus has not been himself lately: he has been very weary and hasn’t wanted to eat. Some days he has seemed much more like the old … Continue reading

Posted in Highbury Park, Isis meets other dogs, Kings Heath Park, learning to trust, park dogs, park people, relationship building, the dogs of King's Heath Park, walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

and where shall we go today, dear?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday December 12th 2021   Now we have a tried and tested portfolio of walks: Kings Heath Park, neighbourhood roads, Highbury Park, Holders Lane, Cannon Hill Park, Clowse Woods, Earlswood Lakes … Continue reading

Posted in Clowse Woods, Highbury Park, Holders Lane Woods, Jasmine Fields, Kings Heath Park, oh dear, rain, scary shadows, scenting, walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

she’s a darling!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday Novenber 14th 2021   My narrative, as usual, is in black print. The blue print is my interpretation of her canine thinking.   ‘S/he’s a darling’ is a Black Country … Continue reading

Posted in Isis in trouble, Isis says "No"., Jasmin Fields, oh dear, scenting, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, walking my deaf/blind dog, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

November is for sniffing

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday 7th November 2021   November is the month for sniffing.           Everywhere a dog goes she is assailed by irresistable scents. Let out into the garden … Continue reading

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a scritchy relapse

        A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 10th 2021   Oh dear. Oh dear. After her apparent improvement, poor Hairy One’s frantic scritching resurges. The skin on the outside of her ears is red … Continue reading

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how could you, Isis?

  A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 29th 2021   You have to smile: On Friday, Y and her dog Blitzi visit for a coffee in the garden. Although he is strong and heavier than Isis, and … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, a very naughty dog, Highbury Park, Holders Lane Woods, Isis at home, Isis is no angel, Isis says "No"., oh dear, park dogs, park people, scenting, strange behaviour, these dogs!, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, we don't like the dark, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

you’re a fat girl!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday August 22nd 2021   you have to smile: J. has mobility problems now and can no longer come with us to Highbury on Sundays. Instead, Isis and I visit him. … Continue reading

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