Things that irk…

We’re going on a holiday, leaving early tomorrow morning. The Wonder Dog had the big shave late yesterday, so that he will have a limited supply of fur to shed in the place we’re staying. He’s now about the size, shape and colour of a new born lamb....

Is the grass really greener?

“The grass is always greener on the other side…” When you’re driving about our magnificent countryside, it’s easy to spot the wishful thinkers. At practically every farm or paddock you drive past, you will see cows, horses or sheep (even...

Well-played, sir!

Last night the old Boy and I went to watch our grandson’s first football match. It was a family affair with all of us there except my daughter-in-law who couldn’t leave work in time. They didn’t use the whole oval, just one small patch down in the...