Eek! A Mouse! The Final Chapter

To catch up on the story:  Part 1 and Part 2  and Part 3 Eek!  A mouse!  The final chapter I consulted with friends. The always-imaginative Sir Doubtpuppet came up with a rather creative solution. He suggested that I make a lady mouse decoy with blonde hair, lipstick, stilettos and mousecara-ed eyelashes to be placed […]

The Gnome and I – Adventures in First Time Home Ownership -Episode 8

The Gnome and I – Episode 8  Leaves Me Alone Episode 1     Episode 2     Episode 3     Episode 4     Episode 5     Episode 6   Episode 7 I was a bit disappointed that my property had no trees; only three tree stumps.  However, as Autumn arrived I had masses of leaves.  Leaves from the noisy-dogs-neighbours’ trees blanketed my […]

The Gnome and I: Adventures in First Time Home Ownership – Episode 2

Episode 2-Le Ciel Tombe! Episode 1 is here. Henri shouted again, “Le ciel tombe!”  My less than superior interpretation skills translated this announcement as ‘the sky is is tumbling.’  What?  ¿Que?!   Quelle?!!  Stumbling over half-unpacked boxes I raced into the bathroom to find Henri pointing at the ceiling. Whereupon I noticed several cracks in the […]