Category Archives: we don’t like the dark

where’s the car?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday September 5th 2018   Thank you for all the lovely comments made on Hairy One’s gotcha day post, and apologies to Isabel whom I … Continue reading

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pride comes before a fall

THREE YEARS AGO TODAY MY BEAUTIFUL ISIS CAME TO LIVE WITH ME   Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday August 27th 2017   Kings Heath Park is very busy this week, I hear. … Continue reading

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oh dear, oh dear, oh dear

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday August 16th 2017   Poor Isis has a rough time in Kings Heath Park on Tuesday. She begins her walk happily enough, dancing under the … Continue reading

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a walk on the dark side

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday February 1st 2017   Well, last Friday was an eye-opener. There we are in the porch. It’s four forty-five. There’s still a glimmer of daylight … Continue reading

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I’m beginning to understand you ………………

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday   Isis seems a little sorry for herself. This morning we arrive at Kings Heath Park. The sky is pale grey and she jumps enthusiastically out of the car … Continue reading

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a brave little dog

  Friday   When I was thinking about adopting Isis Kerry explained in detail all of the little dog’s problems. She also told me that Isis is a brave little dog. And she is. In the morning when the sun … Continue reading

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night fright

  In the summer when she first came Isis had no problem with popping out in the garden on her own for a pre-bedtime pee. For several weeks now though she has been fearful of the dark. One night I … Continue reading

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a present for Isis

September 2nd 2014 Ca. has ‘phoned to inquire about Isis every day since The Hairy One arrived. Today, Ca. makes her first visit, bringing a present: a pink and blue squeaky toy. Ca. is captivated. We discuss names. Must sound … Continue reading

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