Tag Archives: communication

The Small Dog Despairs…

Sometimes…well, okay, often, I despair of my two-legs, I really do. She is so proud of how well we communicate, but what she really means is that while I understand loads of her language, not just smells and body language, … Continue reading

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Understanding #midnighthaiku

* Misunderstanding Miscommunication’s bane Cause of contention * (Contrary small dog Leaping with joy into lakes Will hide from a bath Is it torture or hygiene… Perhaps I should buy a duck) *

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In communication

Quite why Ani thinks I would really like a squashed spider I don’t know. Be that as it may, it is, with great care and delicacy, deposited on my lap. Perhaps she is working on the same principle that makes … Continue reading

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Up close…

The phone rang. It was getting late and only one person is likely to call me at that time, so it was no surprise to hear my son’s voice. What was surprising, though, was the tone of the voice that … Continue reading

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Speechless #midnighthaiku

Communication Heart’s wordless communion Friends wear many forms

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Heart to heart…

“I don’t get it,” said my son. “We’re an island… how can we be short of water?” I had been telling him about the shocking state of the Derwent Valley reservoirs. I have seen them very low before, but never … Continue reading

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You’ve got mail…

I thought it was too easy. A week of long, fraught hours, early starts and late finishes, coupled with some bug or other to sap my remaining energy, ended with technical glitches… and, just for good measure, the internet went … Continue reading

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Give a little whistle…

Every morning, one of my first jobs when I go to my son’s home is to feed the four cats… none of which he owns, but all of whom come for breakfast every day… feed the fish in the pond … Continue reading

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Scouring the Horse by Paul Handover

Reblogged from Learning From Dogs: Uffington has a very special place in our adventures. In many ways, it was ‘where it all began‘… though it had begun, in fact, long before…we just hadn’t become aware of the path we had … Continue reading

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Snail’s pace

The internet was playing up, the email account had been hacked yet again, pages were taking up to ten minutes each to load and anything that had images or video took longer. It was going to be one of those … Continue reading

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