Category Archives: walking with Rufus and Nancy

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

Posted in a vet visit, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis gets bathed, Isis is sad, off to the vet, oh dear, park dogs, park people, poor Isis, self-damaging, self-harming, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , | 7 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

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

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

Posted in Highbury Park, Isis says "No"., oh dear, rain and more rain, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in a very good dog, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, scary shadows, walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Highbury Park, oh dear, poor Isis, rain and more rain, scary shadows, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in adopted dogs, deaf/blind dog plays, Highbury Park, park dogs, park people, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments