Category Archives: walking with Rufus and Nancy

In these strange times

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 29th 2020   In these strange times it’s brilliant that we still have access to our local parks. Being able to spend time each day … Continue reading

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splat!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   It’s Monday. Storm Brendon is expected this afternoon, and the parks are still a sea of mud. Sigh. Bev and I opt … Continue reading

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I.T., Isis and me

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   In deference to Isis and her hysteria when, soon after she came, I switched on my ancient, flickering television, ours has been … Continue reading

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and still the rain comes down …………………….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 8th 2019   So. The rain continues. It doesn’t rain every day. This week there are two days when it doesn’t rain at all. But … Continue reading

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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

Posted in a terrified dog, adopted dogs, Highbury Park, Kings Heath Park, learning to trust, park dogs, park people, relationship building, rescue dogs, the dogs of King's Heath Park, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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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