New Roses

Sadly, we have lost several of our well established standard rose bushes. We suspect they had wet feet as the result of a fabulous new ground cover we planted. It keeps the soil cool and moist. And that is a treasured condition in our dry and arid summer weather. But some of the roses succumbed … More New Roses

Tess’ New Jacket

It’s got awfully cold, awfully fast here. And wet too. Mum noticed that my Peppa Pig t-shirt wasn’t keeping me very warm. And ‘cos she isn’t going shopping I was beginning to worry if I’d freeze all winter. Then the other day she did something weird. Not that that is unusual. She often does weird … More Tess’ New Jacket

The Cat by numbers

Having completed The Parrots, I believe I mentioned that I would be painting a cat as my next paint by numbers artwork. I am pleased to announce that The Cat is now finished. And I am ever so pleased with the result. However, it has not been without its challenges. Teeny tiny numbers not even … More The Cat by numbers

Unicorns are Real

I first heard about this unusual animal on a life style show a few weeks back. A vet visited him to check it out. He came to the conclusion, after examining and scanning Joey, that although unusual, Joey suffers no other abnormalities or health conditions.  He’s just a cute unicorn sheep. Here’s the story as … More Unicorns are Real