Monthly Archives: March 2012

Henry strikes again!

Henry is curious. And he is a dog of very little brain. His entire raison d’être is to assuage his constant hunger. Life is a challenge to Henry Pupkin: to seek out and find every edible morsel in any given … Continue reading

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Well that’s a first !

I’ve worked for over 30 years now with challenging kids and never before has one tried to kill me! I cannot have caffeine: I have a heart condition with the unpronounceable name of Paroxysmal SupraVentricular Tachycardia (PSVT for short) which is … Continue reading

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Just to put the record straight …

 … Internet dating has provided me with much laughter, some tears and a great deal of inspiration for this blog. I’ve met some very strange characters and shall write about some more of them later. However amidst the flotsam and … Continue reading

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And again ….

Picture the scene: he is standing at the front door, arms full of flowers, a pot plant and a bag containing Ferraro Rocher chocolates. He looks a little older, a lot shorter and considerably wider than his profile pictures had … Continue reading

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The Farmer wants a wife :)

The lounge bar of the Dennison Arms was bathed in subdued amber light. Succulent aromas of steak and chips wafted tantalisingly from the kitchen and mixed with the heady scent of rosé wine in my long-stemmed glass. Dreamy music played … Continue reading

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