Tuesday, 7 December 2010
Here are a few stocking fillers for that special someone or just go ahead and treat yourself? The Book on Bill Graham is amazing! Also you could buy someone a few gig tickets from Mundell Music....Gift Certificate available from 'Backstage' at the Green Hotel, Kinross. Tel ; 01577 863467
Sunday, 5 December 2010
We managed to stage a great, great show on Friday 3rd December here at 'Backstage' at the Green Hotel in Kinross, Scotland. The superb Steve Forbert played an intimate show to rapturous applause. Old and new songs were sang including 'Streets of this town' All in all a good night despite the snow and ice outside!
Steve really liked the memorabilia that is on show here at the venue. For all gig listings please go to the website.
Saturday, 4 December 2010
Thought I would put up some pictures of the snow here in Kinross. We had to cancel some of the gigs here at 'Backstage' at the Green Hotel. Michael Chapman and John Goldie have been cancelled....shame! You can see my Jaguar 's' Type covered in snow! Totally useless in snow....thank goodness that I have the 'Defender....no one's laughing now are they!
Thursday, 2 December 2010
Snow Snow Snow!
So we managed to get the Dylan Project show on the road so to speak. We should have had apprx 60 people but due to the snow we only got 15 brave souls who braved the weather! Well those of you who missed it missed a great gig! Complete with a Santa song we had a varied selection from Bob's catalogue of songs.....makes me want to go back and re visit 'Under the Red Skies'!
We have Steve Forbert on Friday and it makes me wonder what the situation will be there! Still, it's another day for things to improve.
Things are busy at the moment with booking shows for Raul Malo, David Knopfler and Sandi Thom to name but a few. Have a look at the website for details. Fifestock is nearly all arranged. The line up is good and varied with something for everyone.
The Blues Band, Henry McCullough, Apart From Rod, Jackie Leven and Ian McNabb are just a few of the Artists coming to play.
Dave Peg is holding one of Mundell Music's T-Shirts.......'Bass Players are the Lowest' These can be ordered fro us via the site or just email! For info on all shows here at BACKSTAGE at the Green Hotel in Kinross, Scotland p[lease go to the website.
Monday, 29 November 2010
Loads of Snow at the moment! Dogs don't like it though! Forecast says another 10 inches tonight...how many folks are going to turn out to see the Dylan Project tonight and wednesday though I don't really know. It will be a great show with Steve Gibbons and Dave Pegg! For all info on our live shows please leek at the website HERE.
'Backstage' at the Green Hotel in Kinross
Sunday, 21 November 2010
After a weekend of Music, it's Sunday morning. Go and collect the papers and stop off at Kinross Motorway Services and have a full english breakfast. Half asleep, munching away.....'Hello' says a voice! Lo and behold it's Glenn Tilbrook! On his way to a 'Squeeze' show in Aberdeen. Managed as you do to let him know about Backstage at the Green Hotel and hopefully get a gig at some point next year. Back to the bacon and eggs!
Sunday, 31 October 2010
Henry McCullough and his Band came from N.Ireland to play at the 'New' venue 'Backstage' at the Green Hotel in Kinross, Scotland. Great Sound and the audience were given highlights of , 'Failed Christian', 'Locked in and Can't get out', 'Kushty Rye', 'Get out of my House' and 'Big Barn Bed' amongst others.
Sunday, 10 October 2010
Recent Play List.......
1) Leon Russell 'LIFE AND LOVE'
2) Manfred Mann's Earthband 'YOU ARE-I AM'
3) Carly Simon 'LIKE A RIVER'
4) Santana 'THEY ALL WENT TO MEXICO'
5) Chicago 'HAPPY 'CAUSE I'M COMING HOME'
6) Carole King 'FERGUSON ROAD'
7) The Beach Boys 'BE WITH ME'
8) Bruce Hornsby 'SPECIAL NIGHT'
9) Jimmy Buffett 'CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE'
10) Steve Winwood 'SPY IN THE HOUSE OF LOVE'
Come and see us at the new live music venue at 'BACKSTAGE AT THE GREEN HOTEL' in Kinross Scotland. Check out the website for ALL listings Mundell Music.
Friday, 8 October 2010
Here at 'Backstage' at the Green Hotel here in Kinross Scotland we are working 'overtime' to ensure that everything is ready for the opening night on Friday 15th October 2010. We have some really amazing Artists lined up to play...so to ensure that you don't miss anyone, sign up to be kept informed of everyone who is coming to play!
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Saturday, 11 September 2010
New Horizons here at Mundell Music! The 'New' Venue at Kinross......'Backstage at the Green Hotel' will be operational from the 15th October. For a full listing of all Artists so far booked click here!
Recent gigs have been going very well attendance wise. Most gigs have been selling out. Terry Reid's two night stint was a joy to behold....suppose you had to be there. They don't call him Superlungs for nothing!
Whilst Terry was here at the Inn at Lathones we had a couple of short day trips around the area. St.Andrews and Anstruther were the two places we went to. I took him to the Ship Tavern which is a favourite of mine!
I was playing Tom Petty's Mudcrutch CD in the car and when Tom Petty sang 'I'm a loser, I'm at the top of my game'...Terry thought that was a great line and he laughed! Check his CD's out he is a great legendary Artist.
Fifestock moves to Perthshire...now how did that happen! Watch this space!!!
Friday, 30 July 2010
BACKSTAGE WITH MUNDELL MUSIC at The Green Hotel
The music scene in Perthshire is about to be shaken up! A brand new music venue is launching this autumn within The Green Hotel in Kinross. Operated by Mundell Music, the performance area to the rear of the hotel will have separate access, and in keeping with Mundell Music's previous music ventures, gigs will be kept intimate with tickets available for every performance. This means the audience really feels like part of the experience as the acts don't 'disappear' after the event, instead they can often be found hanging around for a drink and a chat with fans!
It was Mundell who put the Music into The Inn at Lathones, St Andrews, hosting regular gigs and workshops as well as the hugely successful Fifestock festival. The new and unique setting at The Green will incorporate many genres of music, with Mundell Music regularly bringing quality artists 'backstage' to meet the fans.
Being just off the M90 and less than an hour from Edinburgh and Perth this promises to be a very exciting new destination for Scottish gig-goers!
Are you wondering who Mundell Music works with? Try these legendary artists for starters! Mick Taylor, Tony Joe White, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Albert Lee, Henry McCullough, Ian 'Mac' McLagan, Simon Kirke, Benny Gallagher, Curtis Stigers, Gene Parsons, Paul Jones, Micky Moody, KT Tunstall, Nik Kershaw, , Glenn Tillbrook, Chris Difford, Snowy White, John Jorgenson, Deborah Bonham, John Hammond, Strawbs, Terry Reid, Finbar Furey, Andy Fairweather Low, Dennis Locorriere, Denny Laine, the late John Martyn, Peter Tork, Stackridge, Man, Graham Gouldman and Mick Wilson, Lindisfarne and many, many others! Every act that Mundell Music works with has one thing in common - they are all true 'artists'.
Expect to see your favourite acts perform intimate gigs. Expect music festivals without the push and shove. Expect workshops with some of the world's most accomplished musicians and songwriters. Expect to be introduced to lots of new music. But most of all, expect the unexpected!
To ensure that you are kept up to date with all the news please visit www.mundellmusic.com and sign up for the newsletter. Now read below for even more exciting news...
NEW THIS AUTUMN!!!
AFTER THE GOLDRUSH at The Green Hotel
In addition to the amazing live sounds of Rock, Country, Blues, Americana and Indie to be discovered at The Green Hotel this autumn, another treat is in store for music lovers - a retro vinyl & CD shop! Promising to be an attraction in its own right, this will be a place to regularly indulge your passion for music.
AFTER THE GOLDRUSH rises from the ashes of Perth's famous GOLDRUSH RECORDS, the fair city's only truly cutting-edge record shop. Founded in the heady days of Punk and New Wave in 1977 (when music felt a bit dangerous and you could only buy food at the supermarket!) it closed its doors in 2007 after 30 years.
But 3 years on, a vintage vinyl revival is coming in the form of AFTER THE GOLDRUSH, a new venture by John Thomson, to be housed in the unique environment of The Green Hotel in Kinross. John welcomes the chance to continue to work with David Mundell of Mundell Music - a long-standing customer of 30 years!
This exciting project will bring live and recorded music together in the same place. As well as an abundance of quality, used vinyl of all descriptions and ages, the shop will also stock CDs, both old and new, posters, T-shirts and a range of Hi-fi equipment.
Will Kinross become the musical Mecca of the North? If it's diversity, quality, knowledge and inspiration you seek, it most certainly will!
Thursday, 10 June 2010
Future acts at The Inn will include John Otway and Curved Air.
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Wednesday, 26 May 2010
SMALL hotels and country inns could be saying thank you to the music with a new service that arranges quality live gigs for audiences of up to 100.
Innovator David Mundell promises to pull in the punters and get them in the bar, dining room and bedrooms too.
His most recent coup was to line up ex-Rolling Stone Mick Taylor to play at The Inn At Lathones in Fife. The intimate concert brought in fans from as far afield as Japan.
The 53-year-old entrepreneur developed the idea of gig promotion to improve revenues while running his own hotel in north-east Scotland
Saturday, 15 May 2010
Mundell Music Receives a 2009 Constant Contact All-Star Award
Constant Contact recognizes Mundell Music for commitment to best practices in email marketing
St.Andrews, Fife May 2010- Mundell Music, today announced that it has received a 2009 All-Star Award from Constant Contact®, Inc., a leading provider of email marketing, event marketing, and online survey tools for small organizations. Mundell Music was selected for meeting Constant Contact’s best-practice standards for the use of Email Marketing throughout 2009.
“It's wonderful to have the recognition and collect an Award for our Event Marketing. We have found that Email Marketing is fantastic medium to use and with it's report and survey options it has become our main source of communication” said, Owner David Mundell. Mundell Music Promote Music Events currently at The Inn at Lathones, St.Andrews and recent Artists have included Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones) and 10cc.
Mundell Music received a 2009 Constant Contact All-Star Award for demonstrating best practices in the effective use of Constant Contact Email Marketing in the following areas:
- Frequency of campaigns
- Open rates
- Bounce rates
- Click through rates
“Our customers work hard to build strong relationships with their customers through email marketing and some, such as Mundell Music, truly excel in this effort,” said Gail Goodman, CEO, Constant Contact. “We created our All-Star Awards to highlight those customers who are passionately committed to following our best practices as they work to improve their customer communications. We’re proud of the role we play in helping Mundell Music be successful and we look forward to continuing to assist the company with its marketing efforts.”
About Constant Contact, Inc.
With more than 350,000 customers, Constant Contact, Inc. is a leading provider of email marketing, event marketing, and online surveys for small businesses, nonprofits, and member associations. Founded in 1995, Constant Contact helps small organizations grow stronger customer relationships by delivering professional, low cost, easy-to-use online tools backed with award-winning support, education and personal coaching. Constant Contact is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: CTCT) with offices located in Waltham, Mass.; Loveland, Colo.; and Delray, Fla. To learn more, please visit www.ConstantContact.com or call 781-472-8100.
David MundellTel; 01334 840494 / 07999 585997
Monday, 3 May 2010
Music promoter devises roll-out programme to take winning formula across the UK
Award-winning hotelier and music promoter, David Mundell of Mundell Music, plans to share the secrets of his success with hoteliers across the UK.
The creator of the Fifestock festivals, Mundell, 53, has worked with acts such as Mick Taylor, Curtis Stigers and Ian ‘Mac’ McLagan during his 12 years in the music business. Live music events have had a significant impact on sales at his previously-owned hotel The Bein Inn in Perthshire, and during the last 2 years working in collaboration with The Inn at Lathones in Fife.
Mundell claims that by introducing a quality live music programme, hoteliers can create an additional revenue stream throughout the year that will show continual growth, even through an economic downturn. He has spent the past 12 months devising a roll-out programme that covers every aspect of the process from equipment and lighting, to booking artists and marketing.
Mundell commented: “As record numbers of hotels face hardship due to trading difficulties, the ever-changing market place and the economy, I noticed an opportunity to share my successful approach to music promotion. Independent hotels, inns and brewers need to add value if we are to survive.”
As well as the set-up programme, Mundell Music is also offering an annual music marketing programme that can be used by experienced music providers as well as those looking to commence a programme from scratch.
Mundell Music – www.mundellmusic.com
Mundell Music’s Live Music Set-up Programme
3 levels of packages are available depending on the establishment’s requirements.
Areas covered: Which artist to approach and why; What equipment is required; How to use the equipment; How to organise a music evening; How to combine sales and marketing; High-value endorsements; Avoid the discounting game; High-quality reputation for venue and artists; Growth during recession; Increasing room and F&B revenues; Building a database; External websites; Online ticketing; Online marketing; Posters and memorabilia; PA systems; Lighting; Signage, indoor and out; F&B opportunities; Workshops; Festivals; Press releases; Ticket printing; Artists hospitality; Artist fees; Benefits/knock-on effect/profile awareness; Artist endorsements; Galleries; Merchandising.
Mundell Music Annual Marketing Package
Included in the marketing package:
Venue’s own gig listings page on Mundell Music website; Pop-up music site from venue’s own site; 1000 gig tickets; Instruction on how to use equipment; Posters sent by email to venue; 20 email marketing newsletters; Assistance with artist bookings; Use of Mundell Music branding; Assistance and general advice on hosting gigs/festivals; Creation of sign up box and client list management.
“If only ALL shows would be this well organised and friendly” Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones)
“Now….this Guy KNOWS how to put a gig together” Carlene Carter
"Thanks again. We love it here" Paul Jones (Manfred Mann, Blues Band)
"Can't wait to come back" John Jorgenson (Elton John, Desert Rose Band)
"Always a joy" Albert Lee (Emmylou Harris, Everley Brothers, Eric Clapton, Bill Wyman)
"What a wonderful place you have put together" Gene Parsons (The Byrds)
"My favourite hotel.... My favourite gig" Benny Gallagher (Gallagher & Lyle)
"The best little inn in the world" Chip Taylor ('Wild Thing', 'Angel of the Morning')
'Fantastic venue" Bobby Cochran (Steppenwolf, Leon Russell)
"What a gig!" Curtis Stigers
"Thanks for keeping such a soulful swinging house. This is a beautiful oasis on the road." Bill Kirchen (Commander Cody)
"A great venue and great hospitality" Rod Clements (Lindisfarne, Jack the Lad)
"I will miss this place" Simon Kirke (Free, Bad Company)
"I can't help but find myself in complete agreement with ALL of the above" Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze)
David Mundell’s Awards
- The Publican Awards 2009 Music Pub of the Year 2009; finalist in 2004, 2010
- Scottish Licensed Trade News Music Pub of the Year 2002; finalist in 2006, 2009
- Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Marketing Award 2002
- Les Routiers Scottish Inn of the Year in 2006
For more information please contact Lee Macgregor Public Relations, 8 India St, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 2261442 / 07801 286005
Friday, 26 March 2010
As current UK Music Pub of the Year holder it is a tremendous achievement to have been selected as a Finalist for 2010. The award ceremony will be held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on the 21st April. Fingers crossed but whatever happens we are immensely proud of the liaison between Mundell Music and The Inn at Lathones. I am sure that owner Nick and his staff share that pride!
Thursday, 11 March 2010
Mick Taylor & his Band played two nights at the Inn at Lathones on Fri & Sat 5th & 6th March 2010. Presented by Mundell Music it was a couple of gigs that you will remember all your life. With a max capacity of only 40 per night Mick Taylor was awesome!
Songs included 'You Gotta Move', 'No Expectations', 'Blind Willie McTell' with it's 'All along the Watchtower inclusion' and the superb 'Twisted Sister'.
It was a privilege to be present infront of the great man.....one of life's great moments.
Monday, 1 March 2010
To listen to the show on the Iplayer click HERE.
The final decision for all concerned seemed to favour the small Festivals - FIFESTOCK WINS!!
Thursday, 25 February 2010
Mundell Music's playlist for the last few days.
Makes you wonder eh?
Lindsey Buckingham - "Trouble"
Fleetwood Mac - "Why"
Harry Nilsson - "Here's why I did'nt go to work today"
Carole King - "It's gonna work out fine"
The Monkees - "What am I doing hanging round?"
Elton John - "Sugar on the Floor"
The Kinks - "Nothing to say"
Stevie Ray Vaughan - "Living life by the drop"
Bob Dylan - "Positively 4th Street"
The Kinks - "Living on a thin Line"
Monday, 22 February 2010
Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Great review of the Coal Porters new Album 'Durango' in the Sunday Times, 31st Jan 2010. Sid Griffin and the Band deserve the accolades.
SID GRIFFIN'S 1980'S BAND THE LONG RYDERS WERE ALTERNATIVE COUNTRY'S FORGOTTEN PROGENITORS. TODAY GRIFFIN OFFERS INSTEAD A MILDER ELECTRIC BLUEGRASS WITH THE COAL PORTERS. DICK SMITH'S BREATHLESS BANJO PICKING AND CARLY FREY'S FLEET FIDDLE POWER THE STANDARDS; THE GUITARIST NEIL ROBERT HERD OFFERS THE WESTERN SWING - FLAVOURED 'THE SQUEAKY WHEEL GETS THE OIL'; AND GRIFFIN'S GULF WAR NARRATIVE, 'PERMANENT TWIGHLIGHT', SOUNDS LIKE SOME VINTAGE ANTI VIETNAM SONG BY A FORMER BYRD FLYING SOLO. THE BLUEGRASS LEGEND PETE ROWAN GUESTS ON HIS MOONLIGHT MIDNIGHT, THE ALBUMS HIGHLIGHT.
Catch them live here at the Inn at Lathones near St.Andrews in April.....click here for details!
Monday, 25 January 2010
Tickets are selling well for the FIFESTOCK Festival held at the Inn at Lathones in Scotland near St.Andrews. So far in 2010 the favourites appear to be Mick Taylor, Hank Wangford, Carlene Carter and J J Gilmour. So dont leave it too late BOOK those tickets NOW. Have a look at MUNDELL MUSIC site for all gigs!
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
After my last Blog re Henry Meeting Paul McCartney again after some 36 years it reminded me of about two years ago when Henry met Denny Laine after an absence of apprx 35 years! Both of them were playing the Festival! Happy Days! I wonder if there would ever be a Wings Reunion?
HHhhmmmmm I wonder!
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Monday, 18 January 2010
Thought that you all would like to know that Henry McCullough met Paul McCartney after an absence of about 36 years in Dublin a few weeks ago.
Read all about it HERE
Come and see Henry McCullough live here in Scotland at the Inn at Lathones near St.Andrews. Check dates Here
Wednesday, 13 January 2010
I thought that you all would love to see a wonderful Video of an early Wings when they were rehearsing to go out on the road....You can see a young looking Mr.McCullough! Please remember that he is playing two nights at the Fifestock Music Festival here in Scotland on Fri 12th & Sat 13th March 2010. Come and see his Band....Book a Ticket HERE!
Due to public demand we have arranged for a Beginners harmonica Workshop here at the Inn at Lathones near St.Andrews in May 2010 (7th, 8th & 9th May). Anyone interested can view details here. Paul Lamb who is Hailed by aficionados and music press around the world as Europe’s foremost blues harmonica exponent, Paul Lamb has forged himself a place in the history books as one of the greatest players of our time. He has won countless awards, sold record-breaking quantities of albums, and performed the world over with his long-standing musical compatriots, The Kingsnakes. Recently inducted into the British Blues Awards Hall Of Fame (alongside the likes of Peter Green, John Mayall & Alexis Korner), Lamb still continues to bring his infectious brand of soulful blues to a plethora of fans around the globe.
Check out his web site. So all of you have NO EXCUSE now....everyone has always wanted to play the Harmonica....so now is your chance!
Check out all things Music Here.
Sunday, 10 January 2010
I would certainly recommend the new Stephen Stills CD 'Live at the Shepherds Bush' It is a glorious new release from the Legendary Guitarist that he clearly is! If nothing else show some support and buy it......and if you have'nt ever bought that double album 'Manassas' then go and buy that as well. That is an album that would accompany me to a desert Island! That Band could do anything. I had the honour of meeting Al Perkins on more than a few occasions and I love it when he talked about that Band! They could do anything....just listen to it and you will see what I mean.
Saturday, 9 January 2010
"I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate."
-- George Burns
"Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best."
-- Henry Van Dyke
Dick Gaughan will be playing here at the Inn at Lathones near St.Andrews on Friday 5th February 2010
Demo's are reqd ;
1) Closing Date of 1st April 2010 for over 21's.
2) Closing Date of 1st October 2010 for under 21's.
Criteria is as follows;
1) Three Songs should be submitted on a CD and performed by the Entrant.
2) A short Biog with Name & Address written or typed on an A4 sheet of paper.
3) A photo of the entrant.
This is a Songwriting Competition held at the Inn at Lathones near St.Andrews in Scotland. This will form a Part of the FIFESTOCKCAFE Festival which is being held at the Inn at Lathones during April and October of 2010 in Partnership with The Legendary and Bluebird Cafe and Mundell Music.
Please send all entries to;
Attn of David Mundell,
THE INN AT LATHONES
Wednesday, 6 January 2010
The recent snowfalls up and down the country prompted me to 'dig' out a few musical gems to keep you all amused! So here we go....
1 ) AC/DC 'Snowballed
2) Little Feat 'Six Feet Of Snow'
3) Doobie Brothers 'Clear as the driven snow'
4) Carole King 'Snow Queen'
5) Frank Zappa 'Don't eat the yellow snow'
6) Andy Williams 'Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow'
7) Donald Fagen 'Snowbound'
8) Jackie Leven 'Snow in Central Park'
9) Jethro Tull 'A Winter Snowscape'
10) John Jorgenson 'Snowflake Waltz'
11) Steppenwolf 'Snowblind Friend'
12) Grateful Dead 'Cold rain & snow'
When you all get time look out all the gigs on our website HERE
Just a quick note to let you all know that Dick Gaughan will be playing here at the Inn at lathones, St.Andrews on Friday 5th February. Tickets are only £12 You can buy them here and if you can't make it and fancy seeing someone else them please look at the Website for other shows!
Tuesday, 5 January 2010
Well the New Year has started with a bang so to speak! We may have a chance of having the legendary John Sebastian here at the Inn at Lathones (St.Andrews in Scotland) during the Summer. I have never seen him live and I'm sure it would be an experience not to miss. The Stories that He could tell would be worth it alone. Stories from the Lovin Spoonful through to Woodstock through to Crosby Stills Nash & Young! Bring it on I say!
Next up for a possible date is the wonderful Amos Garrett. He has played for me before when I was at the FBI. He gives a great show and I would really recommend him to anyone. He was the Guitarist on Maria Muldaur's 'Midnight at the Oasis'. He is comming in October & it makes me wonder if he will find time to go Fly Fishing this time!
Monday, 4 January 2010
Robby Hecht will be playing Live here at the Inn at Lathones near St.Andrews on Sunday 31st January.
Robby Hecht is one of Nashvilles leading lights and has quickly established himself as a truly original voice of new America with thoughtful songs blended with glorious melodies.
The music of Robby Hecht represents a return to the early 70s golden era of acoustic pop where thoughtful, well-crafted lyrics were blended with timeless melodies to impact mainstream music and culture. His debut album Late Last Night, produced by Lex Price (Mindy Smith) and mixed by Roger Moutenot (Yo La Tengo, Roseanne Cash), was released in May of 2008 and features an impressive list of guest performers including Mindy Smith, Jeff Coffin, Thad Cockrell, Jill Andrews of the Everybodyfields, John Deaderick (Patty Griffin), Andrea Zonn (James Taylor) and more.
With a capacity of only 50 people this really is the venue to come to! Check the Website for full details
Saturday, 2 January 2010
Lets hope that it will be a good one and a peaceful one.
We have been selling quite a few Tickts over the Festive Period and we have very few Tickets left for 'Paul Jones & Dave Kelly', 'Snowy White' and a couple of others which escape me! Please check out the WebSite and you all can expect a few changes to the site within the next few weeks. The weather has not been good has it!!!!!! Snow and more snow...just as my vintage Land Rover decided that it needed a new tyre and of course has been out of action just when I needed it! Jaguars are never very good in the snow I'm afraid.
Charlie & Billy enjoyed their Christmas down in Yorkshire where they had the run of the House so to speak.......formed a 'gang' with their host 'Hector' and so we had three mad Cairn Terriers on the loose! Life will start to become 'normal' again during the next week when the business world will rear it's head after a long lay off for the Christmas Holidays and we will soon see how many casualties there will be with different Businesses going bust due to a sustained hard and tough period of trading.