He is only 5cms (2 inches) tall but we've been friends for years and we often have a little chat. I, of course, am always careful not to get him wet or feed him after midnight!!
Where did he come from? Our eldest granddaughter stayed with us for a few days way back when she was about 14 and the "Gremlins" movie was showing in Perth so she decided she'd like to go and see it. They were selling souvenir bags so she bought herself one and this little fellow was amongst the goodies and she gave him to me as a keepsake.
I wonder does she remember going to see that movie as that is well over 25 years ago or even more.
I must apologise for neglecting everyone's blogs over the past few days. Had to cover the computer because of dust while the windows were being done and I also had medical things to do. I will try and catch up over the next few days. I've not forgotten any of you.
Our polite young workman arrived a little later this morning (traffic problems as it's a long way from Bassendean to our place and he had to stop for petrol as well). Anyway he got here OK and my workroom is now the proud owner of a beautiful new window. Unfortunately I couldn't get back far enough to take a good pic but you must admit in the before and after shots I sure looks good.
I asked the young man about his job and he said it is a family business first begun by the grandfather and is now run by his son and grandsons. He is very happy working there and said they are very good to the staff and generous as well with good wages etc. I found it so pleasing to hear of a family business still going well in this day and age and would recommend them to anyone as their work is first class. I think I am happier with these windows than I've been with any work I've had done over the years. Nice to feel satisfied for once.