Category Archives: walking with Rufus and Nancy

creatures great and small

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 13th 2019   Polymath asked for a natural burial: no pollution, no religion, no speeches, no formal funeral. On Tuesday, we gather at Westall Park … Continue reading

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…….. and goodbye Gilbert and George

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 31st 2019   I thought that Isis might be reluctant to walk in Kings Heath Park after her misadventure, but she seems perfectly … Continue reading

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and again

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 28th 2019   How long ago was it when I posted this message on facebook?   ‘I’ve just lost my driving glasses in … Continue reading

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nice things happen in the park …………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 7th 2019   Sometimes, lovely things happen in the park. One morning recently Bev and I sat on a log, and Nancy decided … Continue reading

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what a well-behaved dog!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday June 19th 2019   Yes, as you might have noticed, Isis and I are very fond of Highbury Park; nevertheless, I didn’t intend to … Continue reading

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an eventful walk

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday June 5th 2019   Clutching a large bag of fish batter and chips, I meander onto the meadow. Since they’re destined for the Highbury … Continue reading

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treats and traumas

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 2nd 2019   Before we leave Highbury to go our separate ways – Bev and the doodles to Moseley, Isis and I to … Continue reading

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how sweet is that?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday May 29th 2019   It’s reunion time, and Rufus is very excited. Beside himself, if the truth be told. He takes reunions very seriously, … Continue reading

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Isis has a visitor

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 12th 2019   I’ve not seen my friend T. for two years, but last weekend¬† she ¬† officiates at two obedience shows, one … Continue reading

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summer is definitely on its way

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 5th 2019   Lately, when she’s not walking in the woods with Rufus and Nancy, Isis has spent most of her Highbury time … Continue reading

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