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More Chips Please

June 10, 2024 Longrider 16

The Daily Mail runs with a scare story regarding the new law on cats being microchipped. Millions of cat owners face paying a hefty £500 […]

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One For Julia

July 21, 2023 Longrider 14

This is usually up her street, but I couldn’t resist. You may recall  the media getting all worked up over a lion on the loose […]

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New Camera

July 19, 2023 Longrider 7

I’ve just bought a new camera. I have always eschewed the compact camera, preferring the sophistication of the SLR. As time has gone on, lugging […]

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May 14, 2023 Longrider 9

So… There’s this rat. We shall call him Ratatouille – I know, I know, it’s been done before. However, Ratatouille managed to fall under the […]

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Scum, Evil Scum

March 3, 2023 Longrider 9

Our government. I despise them completely and utterly. I see that Julia has already picked up on this one, but I’ll add my thoughts here. […]

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June 22, 2021 Longrider 13

Many years ago, before we were married, the then future Mrs L had a grey kitten she called Penfold. At six months old he was […]

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Louis, Louis

June 9, 2021 Longrider 18

Some of you may remember this little chap. He stole our hearts twelve years ago and came back to the UK with us. Yesterday, I […]

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Okay, but…

August 14, 2019 Longrider 4

…Whatever… Scientists believe they understand why cats eat grass, even though it often makes them vomit. According to a study by the University of California‘s School of […]

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August 30, 2018 Longrider 7

A New Zealand council is planning to eradicate cats. A regional council in New Zealand has proposed banning all domestic cats in an attempt to protect native […]

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April 1, 2018 Longrider 10

Today, mostly, I am doing my accounts. Not helped by this fellow who thinks he can help (actually, he doesn’t. He just knows that irritating […]