The making of Miss Matilda Catkin, or ….

.... why you should never give up on your softie! As a child I much preferred my collection of stuffed animals to the dolls that misguided relatives presented me with from time to time. These were always left on my toyshelf - beautiful - and often naked as I would heartlessly remove their pretty … [Read more...]

Happy colours, splashy pups (part one)

I love visiting our local garden centre, Avon Mill near Loddiswell.  It's grown up around an old mill on the River Avon and is a great outing for us all - dogs are allowed too - that's well behaved dogs Miss Daisy!  When I was a youngster I used to dread my parents' trips to Watkins Roses, our local … [Read more...]

Fred & Ginger: A Giveaway to Enter!

I haven't had a giveaway here on my blog for quite a while so I think it's time to put that right!  But before I tell you what it's all about, I really must show you a picture...  In my last post I mentioned the problems of effective time management when living with two furry friends who feel that … [Read more...]