Tag Archives: deaf/blind dog walks

dining out and an afternoon in the woods

    A post should appear every Sunday.   Sunday  September 4th 2022   I drop a harness off at Y’s. She invites me in for coffee, but Isis hasn’t had her tea yet, so I decline. “She can have … 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

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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: be careful what you wish for part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 19th 2022   Off we trog back up to the field, stinking of eau de canal. At least, I imagine that we both stink; however, when we pause by … Continue reading

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what the hell’s going on? part 2

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday January 16th 2022     Last week I meanly left the story thus: ‘But I know that however weird her behaviour might seem, there are always reasons for what she … 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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November is for sniffing

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday 7th November 2021   November is the month for sniffing.           Everywhere a dog goes she is assailed by irresistable scents. Let out into the garden … Continue reading

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we’re coming round

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday September 12th 2021   I ring Fivelands as soon as the practice opens on Friday, and when I explain poor Isis’s predicament, we are offered an appointment at 2.30 that … 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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trips, slips and curses 2

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 14th 2021   It’s Monday, and we’ve arranged to meet Bev and the doodles  again at Holders Lane. I’m a little apprehensive after Saturday’s debacle. … Continue reading

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