Tag Archives: Holly Trees Kennels

it’s human – so what?

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 20th 2021   Today we meet M and his little dog Rosie in Highbury. Recently they camped in Cornwall, and M tells me how much Rosie enjoys being on … Continue reading

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laid back dog and stressed out human continued

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday June 13th 2021   My friends M and G greet me at the door. I apologise for not phoning, and recount my misadventures. They are glad that I hadn’t told … Continue reading

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laid back dog and stressed out human

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday June 6th 2021   Friends have invited me to visit them for a week. Although I know that Isis is always very well cared for at … Continue reading

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the perfect border

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 29th 2019   At the beginning of August, Isis spends a week at Holly Trees Kennels while I enjoy a week in Uppingham with friends. … 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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oh Isis, Isis!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 12th 2018   I have no idea whether you’ll be able to access this post as Facebook no longer allows Publicise connections to … Continue reading

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blasted cats!

  Special request: I am preserving anonymity here, so being deliberately vague: I received a lovely pot of 15+ Manuka honey this week from a well wisher, but have lost my e-mail addresses since changing my server. Please could he/she … Continue reading

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pay back time

Yikes it’s Sunday October 29th and I’ve just discovered that this post hasn’t been published. Don’t know how even I managed that. ⊗ζ!*⊕* (any very coarse words you can imagine).   Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra … Continue reading

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three goodbyes and two visits

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday October 11th 2017   Very sad news last week. D., who moved out of Birmingham a couple of years ago tells me that her lovely … Continue reading

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a nocturnal dilemma

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday September 6th 2017   Last week was not a merry one. On Tuesday Doc explains the scan result: Human has torn a shoulder tendon across … Continue reading

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