Author Archives: Paw Prints in the Butter

Paw Prints ponders: why social meeja?

I’ve been ghost hunting recently.  That is, looking for photos of places near me that might be haunted.  ‘Talk to Julie,’ said Himself.  ‘She’s lived here a long time, she’ll have some suggestions.’  She did:  and a lot of them … Continue reading

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Paw Prints mourns

In the space of one hour on Sunday 21st January 2018, life as we knew it came to an end. At six o’clock I got up and began to make the usual morning preparations. I went into the bathroom and … Continue reading

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… and Patrick writes

On a warm July afternoon, I walked in through our front door with a small brown and white dog cradled in my arms. An hour later she had decided that this was the perfect billet. In the blink of an … Continue reading

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Computing 101 (for idiots)

Last week I did something extremely clever. I deleted all the files on my external hard drive. Yes, all of them: photos, addresses, deathless prose – the works. And this, ironically, from the hard drive I had bought and connected … Continue reading

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Paw Prints Ponders

The Demon Technology Yesterday Himself and I celebrated the 40th anniversary of the day we met.  At a hen party, but that’s another story… Today he said something to me he would never have said 40 years ago, or even … Continue reading

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Strutting our stuff

Well, we writers have to meet our adoring public, don’t we? So last Saturday my fellow Arun Scribe Rosemary Noble and I packed up our books and trundled over to Crawley, in West Sussex, where the library was having a … Continue reading

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Slightly less tentative

Since my September post, the mists of befuddlement have cleared slightly and I understand a little more about this ‘following’ business. Thanks to kind Pete at Verite Design, you can now FOLLOW me on Facebook if that is your wish. … Continue reading

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Rhyming in the kitchen

So (all good narratives have to begin with ‘so’ these days) … I’ve been running around the kitchen chanting to myself. Have I gone doo-lally? Lost what few marbles I still possessed? Nope. Bitten by That Worm again. You know … Continue reading

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A new dawn (I hope)

Paw Prints has been a mite dispirited of late, struggling to make these mewsings heard. Now thanks to a wonderful Tom cat (you know who you are…) – I have emerged blinking into a new dawn of technology. Thanks are … Continue reading

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A tentative paw

One of the reasons I have been so reluctant to post here is that I had a few problems with WordPress. The worst of these is that my ‘follow me’ wasn’t working properly. Now a kind friend has had a … Continue reading

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