Friday, 6 November 2009

Banished to the henhouse

I'm in the doghouse. Or to be more precise, the chicken coop.

Through one of my blog characters, I am guilty of libel. Now, being trained in this sort of thing, I wouldn't normally admit my mistake. However, as the character is question is Russell's Crow, I think I might stand a chance of getting away with it. Although if a cockerel in the past could be prosecuted, then I suppose it is possible for a cockerel to turn the tables and take out a private prosecution.

The thing is, you see, poor Russell's Crow is still alone. Yes, his girlfriends were slaughtered by a serial killing fox but, despite my suggestions to the contrary, they have not been replaced. Those white things I saw in the pen were indeed the ghost of hens past, the zombie chickens of yesteryear.

So I apologise for the distress I have caused poor Russell's Crow who, I am told, narrowly escaped getting his feet bitten off by the aforementioned fox. He is still crowing each morning, lord of the very little he surveys.

Me, I am off to London for the weekend with my head hanging in shame. I have a new haircut. A more defined bob with those irritating bits of hair at the front. Mr Grigg has threatened to cut them off while I am asleep.

But as my hairdresser said to me yesterday, you might be a country bumpkin but you don't have to look like one.

That's about it

Love Maddie x
PS 8,355 words so far in National Novel Writing Month. Only another 41,700 to go...

8 comments:

  1. I am most concerned for Mr Crow. Is there any chance of his gaining some more wives?

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  2. Poor Russell. He needs few ladies to keep him company!

    Well done on NaNo and managing to do normal things like have haircuts while doing it. I look like a country bumpkin. There's no hope.

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  3. Keep going with the writing maddie. I'm impressed.

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  4. I am due to go the hairdresser next week - maybe this will be the answer. Have a good time in London!

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  5. I've no excuse and a lot of catching up to do - Nanowrimo-wise. Well done to you and have a fantastic time in London. Dawn x

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  6. A new profile pic of the hair do?

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  7. I don't think you will ever be a country bumpkin !! hope you had fun in London;

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  8. Oops!
    Well done on the NNWM figs. I chickened out!
    CKx

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