Saturday, 13 August 2016

Midnight Caller


Paul heard some strange noises in our courtyard around midnight.  He didn’t go to investigate as he was too engrossed with the Olympic cycling on the television.  This morning we discovered that the visitor had left a calling card.  A horse on the loose methinks.




After our cycle ride this morning Paul went upstairs to shower.  He called me and I went up to discover him leaning provocatively against the bathroom door. 
"Come and look at this..."  
No steamy antics for me, he just wanted to show me the baby lizard that had taken up residence in the bath tub.

Now you might wonder why I took a photo of a pile of horse shit instead of a cute little lizard in the bath to feature in my blog.  No, I don’t know either.



Temperatures are up to 30 degrees in the shade  this afternoon.  Perfect for an aperitif or two on the terrace.  This cheeky little guy decided to come and check out my wine.  Salut!


looks like a leaf but is actually a butterfly



13 comments:

  1. Sounds lovely weather. As usual it is rather cool and breezy weather here - but that is North Yorkshire for you.

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    1. The nice thing about a hot day is the warm evening that follows. We have been sitting out at dusk tonight and have just seen the owl fly out of our tower.

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  2. We had to rid ourselves of Rio, the Olympic Mouse. Appeared to be keen on the cycling but got caught in the trap soon after we switched off. The mousetrap seller said they come in for the cool, back in Yorkshire they used to come in for the warmth.

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  3. It looks like a glass of wine to me. Where's Paul these days? Have I frightened him away from my blog?

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    1. He's waiting for you to do some more cycling blogs.

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    2. Oh, he will have a long wait I'm afraid.

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  4. Well, the horse left you something useful for the roses...

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    1. Absolutely, it's a welcome gift!

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  5. Aren't you just too happy that the horse did not take residence in your bath tub?! :)
    Greetings Maria x

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    1. Well that would have been interesting!

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  6. We used to have horses turning up quite regularly, but their owner has now made their fencing more secure. A large group of walkers went by recently and asked if we knew who owned the dog that had joined them. We didn't but kept the dog and said we'd look into it. She was a very beautiful young Alsatian, and it didn't take many phone calls to find the owner. We seem to attract stray dogs.

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    1. It does seem that dogs around here like to attach themselves for people out walking.

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