I did mention ducks, didn’t I? and we all know about peacocks!
Monthly Archive for January, 2007
The latest addition to the menagerie is two ducks, supposedly guaranteed to lay daily. An overstatement, since not a single egg has yet come our way. However they are camping out at the back of the house at present while awaiting the preparation of a pond at the farm so maybe they are just expressing [...]
I have recently been deeply affected by one of those peculiarly Philippine technical problems. Although I have broadband to the city house suddenly I had neither a telephone line nor the internet. Five and a half days later once again I was online, after spending what seemed like hours on my handphone to PLDT everyday. [...]
Although I have been a cat person for many years (in spite of having Rosie, my lovely Old English Sheepdog, many years ago) it seems that I am transforming into a doggie guy. Of course the main reason is that we need dog protection for the city house and the farm but we are slowly [...]
I came across this delightful method of walking through the city on verdant turf the other day, but since I am rather more of a lazy character I feel that I would probably be better suited to using the biker’s variant (although naturally too wimpy to actually be a biker). However there is very little [...]
Having found a rare roach in the toilet I then found that the loo was to remain a major feature in my life at the moment. With all the major surgery that my bowel’s have had it seems that my stomach is fairly easily upset. Last night I awoke to find that an urgent trip [...]
At 5:30 am, when going for my morning constitutional, I was sorry to see a cockroach on its back. Not that I would have preferred to see it the right way up, since I dislike the creatures. Earlier in my life, especially in Nigeria and the Gulf, I had been used to them. Indeed entering [...]