Dead mouse in loaf of bread

Don't look at this picture if you are squeamish. I must admit it's not a pleasant sight - and I think mice are quite cute (when alive and not decomposing). This must have been a nasty shock. The mouse was, "embedded in the base of the bread" so … [Continue reading]

Piano playing cat (Nora)

I just found one of those, "and finally" news items (pioneered by ITN) on the BBC News website about a piano playing Cat named Nora who has found fame on the Internet. A Lithuanian conductor contacted her owners after seeing the video which led to … [Continue reading]


One day I sat alone when it settled on my arm. A lovely little butterfly, someone had done it harm. It had a damaged wing, which was very badly frayed, it made me feel quite special. I was happy when it stayed. Although it had been damaged (to … [Continue reading]

Do it?

Don't spend the rest of your life waist deep in cold water. It's no excuse to say that if you swim over to another shore then you'll be wetter than you were before. For after reaching dry land, you'll very often find, that you will soon be wet no … [Continue reading]

In a nutshell

We have a precious gift, to give at our discretion. Enough for all we meet, a truly great possession. No matter who we give it to we always have some left - but if we give it no one, it's us that are bereft. © Andy(ArT)Trigg 2001 … [Continue reading]