‘Tis the season to be itchy!
Be My Valentine?
Chumleigh is very excited as his third book – CHUCKLE WITH CHUMLEIGH ONCE MORE – is now out! There are lots of new friends to meet, as well as catching up with some old favourites. We hope you enjoy it and it’ll bring a smile to your face 🙂 Check out some of Chumleigh’s palsContinue reading “Meet The Gang”
(From Chuckle With Chumleigh Once More) Our pet chums (Chumleigh, the gerbil; Cleo, the cat and Cookie the Dachshund) have embarked on a pets exchange visit to France, where they meet up with their French counterparts and discover a little more than they’d bargained for…. The Cats The café was called “Les Chat Merveilleux”. IntriguedContinue reading “A Sneak Peek From Bon Voyage!”
For those who haven’t yet met our intrepid trio, they are: Chumleigh, the gerbil, who lives with Cookie the wire haired miniature dachshund and Cleo, the Chartreuse cat.…. “Psst Cookie; Cookie!” Chumleigh climbed out of his gerbilarium and scurried over to Cookie, who was snoring loudly in her basket. “Cooee! Cookie wake up!” Chumleigh triedContinue reading “Sneak Peaks From Chumleigh’s New Book”
Many a time I’ve been asked, “just how old do you think you are?” and as my age amasses more years, I tend to try not to dwell on that! But what is really being meant here is – “grow up!” “stop being such a child!” It’s been something that I’m often told. So, IContinue reading “Young at Heart?”
I saw a poster up in a supermarket the other day that urged all entering shoppers to “Be Kind”. This is surely a sign of the current times, as I don’t ever recall seeing such an imploring message to customers in the past. Maybe it’s a reflection of the reaction that some have had toContinue reading “My Kinda Thing”
If you think of a day out at a traditional seaside resort, doubtless such things as Kiss Me Quick Hats, Fish and Chips and of course Donkey Rides on the beach will spring to mind. Although seaside donkey rides are not a new idea – they were originally introduced back in Victorian times, around theContinue reading “Donkeys’ Tale”
Chinchillas own the title of being the first rodents to become established in South America – they are an ancient species, dating back 41 million years! Chinchillas were once found in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Chile; but unfortunately, due largely to over-hunting by man, they are now believed to be confined to Chile, where theyContinue reading “Cheeky Chinchillas”
February is that month where we get to send sweet nothings to the objects of our affection – because on the 14th February it’s Valentine’s Day – a holiday that is now celebrated around the world and is what we traditionally think of as a time to show our love and affection to those closestContinue reading “Be My Valentine”