In an effort to get back into the habit of updating this blog regularly, I have decided to forego the lengthy write-ups for actually updating you.  Yes, I know I still have a backlog but that will eventually be dealt with.

You may think that the title of this update is a little strange, but all will be made clear. Read more

It has been a while

It has been over a month since there has been any activity on this site, and indeed that was just the traditional Bagnall Christmas message.  When I look back over the last few months, if we do not include the Badger Moot and birthday write ups, the last update was on the 27th September entitled ‘So, how are the Baguettes getting on at school?

I have to say, that is somewhat embarrassing. Read more

A flying visit to Dorset

This is one of the retrospective write-ups that will require some thought on my part as I am writing it two months hence.  The genesis of the story begins on the 2017 Badger Moot.  As regular readers know, one of our favourite haunts while in that corner of Dorset is Lyme Regis.  In Lyme Regis there is a gallery that sells paintings by Lucinda’s favourite contemporary artists:  Lucy Young.  Lucy Young’s muse is Lyme Bay and in particular scenes on Lyme Regis beach and the Cob.  Every year we enter the gallery and Lucinda gazes upon the paintings trying to convince herself to buy one.  There have, in the past, been many that she has liked but none that have inspired her to part with her hard-earned money.

Until this year. Read more