Category Archives: we don’t like bright light

here and there again

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 25th 2021   In Britain, April is supposed to be a month of showers, but it’s Friday now and still relentlessly dry and sunny. … Continue reading

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I’m not going ANYWHERE

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 18th 2021   Oh dear. Not the best of weeks. Monday My car has an appointment with the garage. For a long time now the … Continue reading

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here, there and everywhere 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 4th 2021   As Isis and I walk in Holders Lane, it’s as though someone has fired the starting pistol for the spring race. Buds … Continue reading

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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

Posted in a joyful dog, a terrified dog, I'm off my lead!, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, park dogs, park people, poor Isis, rain, running, scary shadows, strange behaviour, the dogs of King's Heath Park, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright light, we don't like the dark | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

26/07/2020

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 26th 2020   There have been no more disturbed nights. I am now certain that the all night barking was caused by Blitzi’s scent in … Continue reading

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Isis finds her voice 3

      Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 12th 2020   I have identified seven of Hairy One’s vocalisations. A gentle ‘oof, oof’ says “Haven’t you forgotten something?” At the moment this … Continue reading

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finding a voice (1)

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 21st 2020  

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taking out my human

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 17th 2020   Have you ever taken a human for a walk? Don’t bother. It’s not worth the effort. I don’t think they mean to … Continue reading

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a week’s worth of walks 3

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 3rd 2020   Highbury Park: Friday April 24th Isis sniffs half-heartedly along the wooded area between the two meadows. This spot is her default choice. … Continue reading

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it’s all too much for a dog

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   When I last reported on Hairy One’s table manners, all was going swimmingly. No ear splitting screams. No air shredding screeches. No … Continue reading

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