The Roquefort Files

Travels to the pub and back

June 22nd, 2010

Maisie Goes to the Seaside

(With apologies to Aileen Paterson.) A couple of weekends ago now, I had a Proper Weekend. For the first time in ages, a Saturday and Sunday were blighted neither by an excessive hangover nor unreasonably crappy weather and were filled just so with pleasantly engaging activities. If it didn’t feel pompous to do so, I’d […]

May 6th, 2009

It’s a dog’s life

Yes, the dog-related puns will just keep on comin’. Things have been quiet of late; not boring as such, but to borrow and roundly abuse a mathematical metaphor, the graph of excitement against time is smoother than normal even as the integral of said graph is somewhat greater. Dog ownership enforces more responsibility and regularity […]

April 13th, 2009

Ye dogs

There is a new addition to the household, and at a stroke she has doubled the leg count in the flat. Say hello to my leetle friend: Enter Maisie the dog. We picked her up from Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue Centre a couple of weekends ago, having made the trip a week previously to […]