Category Archives: walking with Rufus and Nancy

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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ecstasy!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 7th 2021   I can’t tell you what an amazing Monday I had. Not properly, because I’m a dog and it’s too hard for me … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, deaf/blind dog plays, dear little Isis, Isis says "No"., learning to trust, relationship building, running running, scenting, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

mud and water, mud and water*

*By the way, this chorus keeps going through my mind as we walk. It can be sung to the tune of ‘Guns and Roses.’   Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 21st 2021 … 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

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trips, slips and curses

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 7th 2021   ‘Never count your chickens before they are hatched’ is a proverb which one should always keep in mind when predicting how Isis … Continue reading

Posted in Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis gets bathed, Isis is sad, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, poor Isis, rain and more rain, sleeping arrangements, these dogs!, walking with Rufus and Nancy, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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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from a dog’s point of view ……

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 4th 2020   I didn’t get to report this. I wanted to. But she wouldn’t let me. Now she’s spending lots of time taking the … Continue reading

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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

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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

Posted in a joyful dog, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, I'm off my lead!, park people, running running, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments