Tag Archives: Highbury Park

creatures great and small

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday October 13th 2019   Polymath asked for a natural burial: no pollution, no religion, no speeches, no formal funeral. On Tuesday, we gather at Westall Park … Continue reading

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off to the kennels ……… sniff!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday August 21st 2019   How we humans suffer when we leave our pets in kennels and catteries, however good the establishments are. And how … Continue reading

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vets, baths and something else nasty

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 18th 2019   What a relief that the kennels situation is resolved. Home from the vet’s, poor Isis is subjected to a very … Continue reading

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…….. and goodbye Gilbert and George

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 31st 2019   I thought that Isis might be reluctant to walk in Kings Heath Park after her misadventure, but she seems perfectly … Continue reading

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and again

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 28th 2019   How long ago was it when I posted this message on facebook?   ‘I’ve just lost my driving glasses in … Continue reading

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what’s up Isis?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 24th 2019   Something interesting happened early last week, but this was eclipsed (couldn’t resist the word) by losing Isis last Friday. Isis … Continue reading

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the ‘garden’

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 14th 2019   The flower meadow at Highbury, now in its third year, is thriving. Often I admire it, and wish that a … Continue reading

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nice things happen in the park …………………

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 7th 2019   Sometimes, lovely things happen in the park. One morning recently Bev and I sat on a log, and Nancy decided … Continue reading

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Isis keeps cool

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 3rd 2019   On Saturday morning the car park is full of dog walkers: it will be much too hot to bring dogs … Continue reading

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the case of the disappearing dog

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 3oth 2019   On Thursday, Isis makes her way towards one of her current favourite areas: the tangle of woodland between the two … Continue reading

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