Maurice

Basset Hound male called Maurice

Three years ago my old spaniel Muppet died from heart failure…..she’s been pushing up roses in the rose bed ever since. Or more accurately one white rose in the middle of the bed which has grown enormous. Over the last…

An Innocent Nearly Abroad

Oxford to Aird Uig by Train and Boat. January 1962 Imagine a callow youth of just 18 years and 4 months,not having been north of Oxford in his life except to go to basic training camp for the Air Force…

Pipe and Slippers Man?

Wedding Anniversary Presents. 2016 . KHUSSA or MOJARI Punjabi slippers.   These slippers are still hand made in the Punjab, the dialect gives rise to the different names, there are several others. These differ from the Middle Eastern and African…

Megabollix Three

This by way of being an update of the last few months. It all started out by the suspicious behaviour on behalf of the lady general factotum. She was going around looking at us and muttering to herself that although…

Things learned in life……or not.

‘Himself’ is writing up some wonderful life’s experiences. He is looking forward to me posting some of mine. So, here goes……. Many lifetimes ago in 1982 a friend who would eventually become a god-parent (should  the god thing be capitalised?) to…