Category Archives: we don’t like bright light

are you enjoying your walk, Isis?

  There will be no blog next week (Sunday August 14th) as Isis and I are having a short break.     A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  August 7th  2022   We leave the lovely, dirty spaniel … Continue reading

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the heat wave and a walk

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday July 24th 2022   This week we survive Monday and Tuesday’s unprecedented heat. After much persuasion, and with great reluctance, Isis visits the back garden twice during the day. She … Continue reading

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our walks: (2) Holders Lane

      A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 26th 2022   June has been a difficult time for us, as there have been so many flickery days: days when sun and shade have alternated minute by … Continue reading

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news from Isis*

* transcribed by Human   A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday April 3rd 2022   You’ll never believe what happened last week. We are walking on the fields beneath Holders Lane, when I catch a very strange scent. … Continue reading

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bright light

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 27th   Hmmmm. Not the best of weeks. First I lose my new hearing aid in Highbury Park, then my driving glasses disappear into thin air somewhere between the … Continue reading

Posted in crisis, Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis in trouble, oh dear, poor Isis, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, twirling, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

a kiss from Nancy

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday March 20th 2022     On Thursday, Isis and I meet up with Bev and Nancy. Bev tells me how poor Rufus became more and more ill as they waited … Continue reading

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the old and the new?

     A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday February 20th 2022   ‘So now I’m not only cold and uncomfortable’, I wrote last Sunday, ‘but also b. tired. But more of that next week ………..’   And yes, … Continue reading

Posted in a vet visit, crisis, food rage, Isis at home, off to the vet, oh dear, patience is a virtue., poor Isis, self-damaging, self-harming, sleeping, sleeping arrangements, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, we don't like bright light, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

out with the old and in with the new – or is it? Part 3

    A post should appear each Sunday! Sunday February 13th 2022   Isis is a very good little dog. She never destroys things when she is alone, unless I’ve carelessly left a cardboard envelope, folder or box within easy … Continue reading

Posted in a very naughty dog, crisis, food rage, Isis at home, Isis is no angel, oh dear, patience is a virtue., self-damaging, self-harming, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, twirling, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, what on earth's the matter?, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

out with the old and in with the new?

   A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 30th 2022   Over the last two years, Isis has changed quite a lot. Her dislike of sun and bright light both outside and indoors remains, but she has become … Continue reading

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and where shall we go today, dear?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday December 12th 2021   Now we have a tried and tested portfolio of walks: Kings Heath Park, neighbourhood roads, Highbury Park, Holders Lane, Cannon Hill Park, Clowse Woods, Earlswood Lakes … Continue reading

Posted in Clowse Woods, Highbury Park, Holders Lane Woods, Jasmine Fields, Kings Heath Park, oh dear, rain, scary shadows, scenting, walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment