Tag Archives: walking in Kings Heath park

I wanna go HOME!

    A post should appear each Sunday!   Sunday July 25th 2021   We have had two weeks of very hot sun. Unheard of. We don’t do very hot sun in Britain. Poor Isis does not fare well. One … Continue reading

Posted in a terrified dog, Clowse Woods, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, Holders Lane Woods, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, poor Isis, scary shadows, scenting, VERY early in the morning., walking in the park, walking with Rufus and Nancy, we don't like bright light, we don't like bright sun, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

here, there and everywhere 4

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 11th 2021   It’s a few minutes after six a.m. These are stolen minutes. I think there are only four of them. “You have to … Continue reading

Posted in a joyful dog, dear little Isis, frost and snow, Kings Heath Park, scenting, VERY early in the morning., who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

trips, slips and curses

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 7th 2021   ‘Never count your chickens before they are hatched’ is a proverb which one should always keep in mind when predicting how Isis … Continue reading

Posted in Highbury Park, Isis at home, Isis gets bathed, Isis is sad, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, oh dear, poor Isis, rain and more rain, sleeping arrangements, these dogs!, walking with Rufus and Nancy, who'd be a human? | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

seven days: days 4 and 5

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 13th 2020   Perhaps Isis is right. Seven consecutive posts about seven consecutive dog walks could well become monotonous. And seem contrived. They weren’t contrived. … Continue reading

Posted in dear little Isis, Isis says "No"., Kings Heath Park, learning to trust, rain, rain and more rain, relationship building, running running, Uncategorized, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

park dogs May 2019

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday May 19th 2019   Remember Dougie and Fergie, Hairy One’s erstwhile Highbury companions? Puppy Maisie, who featured on the blog a few months ago, … Continue reading

Posted in Highbury Park, Isis meets other dogs, Kings Heath Park, park dogs, park people, strange behaviour, the dogs of King's Heath Park, walking in the park | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

the spotty satnav

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 21st 2019         This is not just a pretty, spotty nose: it’s a highly refined precision instrument, honed to twitch … Continue reading

Posted in clever Isis, deaf/blind dog plays, dear little Isis, Highbury Park, I'm off my lead!, Kings Heath Park, scenting, twirling, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

remembering John

    Bessie, Ben and Cookie in Kings Heath Park     Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday March 27th 2019   Isis and I met S. and Keiko in Highbury tonight. … Continue reading

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sad news

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 17th 2019   Very sad news. B. texted yesterday to tell me that John, Ben’s person, died a week ago last Monday. For … Continue reading

Posted in Kings Heath Park, park dogs, park people, the dogs of King's Heath Park, Uncategorized, walking in the park, walking my deaf/blind dog | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Isis meets Sid

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday March 3rd 2019   Strangely, since I finished the last post thinking it’s not beyond the realms of possibility that one day Isis might … Continue reading

Posted in I'm off my lead!, Isis meets other dogs, Kings Heath Park, park dogs, running running, the dogs of King's Heath Park, walking in the park | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

enter Maisie

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 13th 2019   I receive a delightful e-mail this week from L., whose poodles Dougie and Fergie featured more than once in the … Continue reading

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