Vale Smudge

We had to let our beloved ball of white fur, Smudge, go to Rainbow Bridge yesterday. She was very poorly and wasn’t going to get better. Smudge was just over seventeen, that’s 84 in human years. She was a present for me whilst I was commissioning a local flour mill. (In reality Sue wanted a … Read more

ABH – Another Bank Holiday

At long last we have had some decent weather coupled with a long Bank Holiday weekend. We’ve spent some time in the garden clearing out the borders and making space for all the veggies and stuff that we are growing. Louis has helped, as usual and made sure no pigeons land in the garden – … Read more

Pa’s Birthday

Ma and Pa organised a meal to celebrate Dad’s 76th birthday so we took over half of The Chuch Inn in Cheadle Hulme for a few hours. There were four generations there; from Ma and Pa through to my sister’s daughter’s two kids, Paige and Riley. Here’s a pic of my niece Emma and Paige. … Read more

Laminate floor & ridgebacks

Every now and then I look up the site statistics to see how many people have visited this tiny corner of the t’internet and what they have looked at etc. These are the top search strings that brought visitors to the site. Many of them are fairly obvious; after all Louis is a Ridgeback and … Read more