Category Archives: walking in the park

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

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badgering the wild life

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 14th 2021   As we have seen, defecting from an overpopulated and churned up Highbury Park presents Isis with a number of very positive new … Continue reading

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trips, slips and curses 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 14th 2021   It’s Monday, and we’ve arranged to meet Bev and the doodles  again at Holders Lane. I’m a little apprehensive after Saturday’s debacle. … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, a very good dog, clever Isis, Holders Lane Woods, Isis says "No"., learning to trust, oh dear, park dogs, poor Isis, walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in a joyful dog, a very good dog, oh dear, rain and more rain, twirling, walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright sun, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

a very lovely lady

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 8th 2020   On Thursday, in Highbury Park, I learned of the death of Joyce whom I’ve known for many years. Like everyone else I … Continue reading

Posted in adopted dogs, dogs adopted via DogwatchUK, Highbury Park, Kings Heath Park, park dogs, park people, rescue dogs, the dogs of King's Heath Park, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

leaves to the rescue

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 15th 2020    On November the 7th I note:  No rain today. Damn. And the sun keeps faintly gleaming. Isis won’t like it, even though … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, clever Isis, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, lovely leaves, oh dear, park people, rain, strange behaviour, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Isis is back!

        Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 18th 2020   A couple of weeks ago, a newly recovered Isis has a whale of a time on her walks. Every day … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, I'm off my lead!, Isis at home, Isis meets other dogs, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, park dogs, park people, rain, rain and more rain, running running, scenting, walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

back in the saddle again ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 4th? Really? Quite obviously, I’m losing it. I am preparing myself to write this week’s post and discover that I forgot to click on the … Continue reading

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seven days: days 4 and 5

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 13th 2020   Perhaps Isis is right. Seven consecutive posts about seven consecutive dog walks could well become monotonous. And seem contrived. They weren’t contrived. … Continue reading

Posted in dear little Isis, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, learning to trust, rain, rain and more rain, relationship building, running running, Uncategorized, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

seven days: day 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday September 7th 2020   If only she could speak ………………………………………………. Oh no. Not again. Are you really going to trog through five more days? That is … Continue reading

Posted in a very naughty dog, Highbury Park, Isis and Daisy, oh dear, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments