Chapter 86

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Mr Glue rushed out into the field and didn’t stop running until Lady Gertrude and Colonel Crackpot were well out of sight. What now? Even though he was still wearing his swimming trunks, he decided he would go back to watching the story that was unfolding for the Reader and Peregrine Stumpings in the realm of… Read more »

Chapter 85

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‘Oh bother,’ muttered Mr Glue, crossly. ‘Lady Gertrude of all people! What a pain. And I do wish she wouldn’t yell in rhymes like that. It’s really annoying.’ Then, scarcely pausing to draw breath, ‘Dearest Lady Gertrude,’ he said with a huge smile, sweeping his hat, sunglasses and all off his head and bowing. ‘What… Read more »

Chapter 83

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Clorabella Swish, you may remember, had been reduced to the size of a Minimouse, and was (furiously) attending a tea-party at Hildegard Avocado’s. Colonel Crackpot and Lady Gertrude Gruntblatter were now sitting one on each side of her, eating cake and giving her Good Advice. ‘Messed up there, didn’t you!’ said Lady Gertrude, helpfully. ‘If… Read more »

Chapter 69 : Chilling with Dave the Dodo

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‘Gertrude!’ The beautiful lady ran delightedly towards the hairy hulk that lurched from the smoke. ‘Sweetheart, it’s been simply ages! How are you? Do come and have a cup of tea! I want to hear all about you and what’s happened since we left school!’ Lady Gertrude looked amazed and then disgusted as she recognised… Read more »