Posh Neighbours – The Butler’s Slippers!
Okay I know I didn’t blog yesterday … I was having other fun instead!
You remember the roadworks and the havoc it caused? well I bought a bottle of wine to share with my neighbours and last night was when we got together. It was a lovely (and late) evening in which we talked about all sorts of topics. It started with a joke about the husband being the butler (he was still cleaning the bathroom when I arrived after young people’s bathtime) and so we were waiting for drinks. On being asked to hurry her Dad up the youngest child took it upon herself to play hostess with the mostess and she had fetched out the ‘proper’ wine glasses. I happen to know this young lady has aspirations to own our ice cream parlour cum café when she is grown up … if she gets the chance – based on last night – she will make a fine job of it too.
However the butler soon returned to his post and served our wine before sitting down to join the chat. After around 40 minutes I noticed his slippers and as I opened my mouth to say “J can I ask …” his wife said “don’t ask it is my fault”. He had on a pink fluffy slipper on one foot and a white holey clog on the other … I didn’t get a picture but I would have loved one! Why is it her fault? She was supposed to buy new slippers for her butler and forgot!
Having had a very short night’s sleep I awoke feeling amazingly bright eyed and bushy tailed and we set off for a pooch mooch … look at all that green and little tiny flowers carpeting the beech wood floor.
Pup enjoyed a good paddle and bit of kibble hunting in the burn then he retrieved to me two different carcases – a hen pheasant and then a bunny. They were old carcases but I was really pleased he did retrieve them and give them up, Later on he found a fresh bunny and was about to deliver it to hand when Nacho came the other way and distracted him. So Pup ate his find and didn’t retrieve it to me!
Later I walked up to see Evelyn … who told me off for a change and got cross with me because I couldn’t stay for tea. Then I popped into Forfar to the supermarket to treat myself to something nice as a late birthday dinner using a gift card I as sent. Tomorrow I have to type the minutes of the Community Council and do a couple of follow up bits and then I think I am pretty much up to date.