Saturday, January 25, 2014

rabbit rhapsody & hippo harmony

a pleasant memory from a couple of weeks ago when, during our post-christmas visit to ascot, david, tickled the ivories and serenaded hippolyta and myself with romantic love songs that captured the mood of our long-awaited (though sadly brief) reunion...

Photo: Roger Shrigley

Thursday, January 09, 2014

late christmas

on sunday we had a late christmas celebration with roger, sheila and, of course, hippolyta, who I was disturbed to discover had (like many a diva before her) found her self an admirer in the military.

however, there didn't seem much going on under the busby, so i don't think it's going tot be a relationship of lasting significance.

we had a jolly time and buttons hippo's stories were unexpectedly (and pleasantly) brief...

the ethnic-looking bowl is, i think he said, a native artifact from the upper limpopo.

after a glass or two of prosecco, i'm afraid h and i got a bit rowdy and i chased her up the christmas tree where, obviously, she outshone the star!

Thursday, January 02, 2014

bye-bye venice

last day in venice and it is raining! boo!!

b and d are trying to pack so i thought i'd put up a nice picture of a day when it wasn't raining...

...and one of me last evening at teatro goldoni...

it could be a possible venue for buttons hippo's stand-up comedy routine. he could call it 'carry on (and on and on and on) up the limpopo' – only in italian, of course!

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

new year's nosh

good job i was on hand (or paw) to help as they would never have got through this lot without my assistance...

happy new year!