Chapter 88

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Hildegard Avocado had had a lovely day. She had been able to offer the Mini-mice a refuge from the Gloop Lab, the sun was out, the garden was blooming, all sorts of interesting people had turned up for tea and cake, and as far as she could see, all was right with the world. Feeling that her guests would… Read more »

Chapter 50 : Introductions are made, tea is served, Clorabella is incensed

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‘Aaaaarrrrgghhhh!’ yelled Mr Archibald, who wasn’t sure about spiders. ‘Oh, yes, you’re quite right,’ exclaimed Hildegard. ‘I’m so sorry: we should have introduced ourselves. ‘I am Hildegard Avocado, this is Colonel Crackpot, or N-’ ‘Yes, yes, hello,’ interrupted the Colonel hastily, just in case Hildegard should spill the beans about him really being called Nigel…. Read more »

Chapter 45 : For Maia

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The Minimice had explained very carefully to the Writer exactly where it was that they wanted to go and now stood anxiously watching her as she typed. Michael Minimouse had offered to pedal the computer for her. The Writer was pleased about this, as she said that pedalling at the same time as writing was… Read more »

Chapter 43 : What next?

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So, the situation as it stands is the following: Hildegard is trying to make Colonel Crackpot feel better after his plane crash, by giving him cups of tea and soothing conversation in the garden. Colonel Crackpot is trying to remember. (Anything.) Doctor Socks and Professor Glooper are closing in on Hildegard’s cottage, to get the… Read more »