Brave Nurse Bert’s Operation

“The world is come upon me, I used to keep it a long way off, But now I have been run over and I am in the hands of the hospital staff.” ― Stevie Smith, Selected Poems Poor Bert! The lump in his neck had not responded to antibiotics. As soon as we took him […]

The Noisy Visitors

“The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson   All last night we were serenaded with the thumping and screeching of possums running along our tin roof and jumping noisily into the adjoining trees here at our little farm. Poor Bert was having conniptions! It’s no wonder they […]

A Little Bert Update

“Good medicine always tastes bad.” ~ Ron Hall, Same Kind of Different as Me   Thank you everyone, for your love and well wishes for dear Bert. The painful lump under his neck is in fact a very large and infected abscess. For now it has been partially drained and he has drugs. In a few […]

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