MARMITE’S NEW YEAR BLOG

Please will you excuse the lateness of my New Year Blog. I am an old boy now and not as spry in mind or body as in my dancing days. Now I do hope you had an enjoyable Christmas. I was told later that we had a good time, but having polished off a goodly slice of the...

Mystery Treasure

Many years ago, my family bravely took on the restoration of Gothic House, a once beautiful then derelict Victorian villa by the sea. The history of the house, dating from the 1830’s, and its list of occupants, was formidable. Included was the secret ‘love-nest’ of a...

Stubby

Stubby is my second inspiration for the character of Galway O’Toot the magical Irish lepremogg School out, a lovely sunny day and two little girls, my best friend Lillian and me, were off on an adventure. Our favourite dollies and teddies, dressed in their Sunday...

Sabby

Sabby is my first inspiration for the character of Galway O’Toot the magical Irish lepremogg. *** Cold and hungry, pressed hopelessly against a locked door that never opened, his moth-eaten ginger fur barely covering the sharp angles of his stiff old bones – this was...