Egg On His Face

Louis is always hungry these days. When he was younger we used to have trouble getting him to eat his meals if we fed him two or more times a day so we went to one meal a day at lunchtime. We were reminiscing about his eating habits the other day and we thought that, … Read more

Full Circle

Back to Egypt again last week; ending up in Damanhour where I first worked overseas 26 years ago. At long last they have paved the road to the mill so it’s not such a bone-jarring journey. We stayed in Cairo and then Alexandria but our days were too long to get out and explore a … Read more

Codee the sofa loafer

This is Codee, my friend Sharon’s new pup. As you can see she’s already found that sofas are good things. She’s a cross between a boy Bullmastiff and a girlie Rhodesian Ridgeback. She even has a ridge! We’re very jealous – she would make a lovely playmate for Louis. We hope she brings Sharon and … Read more

Wedded bliss

It was my niece’s wedding on Saturday. Rachel married John. They’ve been a couple for more years than I can remember (nine I think). Anyway we were lucky to be invited so off we went to the Bridge Hotel in Prestbury. It was a great day, a nice service (short too!) followed by a good … Read more