Category Archives: we don’t like bright sun

my exasperating Isis

  A post should appear every Sunday. * There may not be a post next Sunday, as I am expecting visitors, and do not yet know when they are arriving.   Sunday  September 10th 2022   My dear little dog … Continue reading

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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

Posted in a joyful dog, a terrified dog, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, Isis knows best, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, scenting, something's not right, strange behaviour, these dogs!, VERY early in the morning., walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog, 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

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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out and about on terra firma

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday April 17th 2022   At the moment, Isis is part way through her annual undercoat moult. This process never fails to fascinate me.               … 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

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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

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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

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haven’t you punished Human enough?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday October 31st 2021   Unquestionably, it was a bad idea to subject Isis to a veterinary health check, for her payback does not end with the unsavoury happenings recounted in … Continue reading

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preparing for a guest

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday September 26th 2021   Phew! Feels like we’re approaching winding down after several frantic weeks. The ‘frantic’ element is, as always, my fault. It is unreasonable, I discover, to imagine … Continue reading

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