Sunday, 3 May 2015

Prof's Birthday

It's the Prof's birthday today
So in way of celebration I have tried on his official Prof's cap which has been temptingly been left out for an " official do" next week
I've been dying to play with it for ages!
( I didn't have time to run around in his grey cape as he was coming up the stairs!)
Hey ho
Anyhow
We are off for lunch at Bodnant gardens with Sorrel then afternoon tea at Bodysgallen Hall. Mrs Trellis has invited us all for champagne and stawberries tomorrow 

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  1. The moment i wanted to publish my comment to your sad post earlier you deleted it, now i understand why. happy birthday.

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    1. Yes it was too sad for a birdsy blog yael x

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  2. All hail and many happy ones to the Prof! Long may he prosper, doing what he does best, whatever that may be.
    From the looks of it he has a bigger head than yours, no doubt as a requisite to accommodate that extra helping of brains with which he was born.

    Have a nice day, the both of you - and do give all our regards to the excellent and irreplaceable Mrs T.

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    1. Will do ray..and thank you

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  3. Oh my goodness don't leave the Prof's hat out anywhere near Winnie. Think of the scandal should she move on from the slippers... And also make sure it is never the only soft material available when you are behind the goose hut. How does the civilised chap tolerate the two of you? I suppose Albert adds a bit of refinement to his life though, except when he's licking his arse of course (Albert licking Albert's arse, that is...)

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    1. Sorrel has pink slippers which winnie has been eying up
      They are " The pink slippers of sin"

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    2. Not sure which would be the worse outcome - the pink slippers of sin or the Professorial Hat of Humping.

      Either way Winnie may be banished to the goose house and only one species would come out of that incarceration alive.

      So lock up the soft fabrics.

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  4. Lordy, it was left out, glad it's remained unscathed!
    Happy birthday wishes.
    Hope you all have a fab day out celebrating.
    Lisa x

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  5. A cape too eh? Must be 'Superprof' living his secret identity in a small Welsh village ;-) My birthday today too so it's nice to know I'm in good company!

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    1. Happy birthday! Have a great day

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  6. You look like a cross between Thomas Cromwell and Spike Milligan.

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  7. What a wonderful hat! Sounds like you and the Prof are going to have a lovely day.

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    1. With Mother in Law. ..

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  8. Cool "Prof hat". Love the colour... but he has a rather large head... must be all of those brains! Happy Birthday Prof :) ... hope you have a good one.

    Jo in Auckland, NZ

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    1. I think its suppose to be floppy

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  9. Oooh, I LOVE afternoon tea at Bodysgallen Hall, their Bara Brith is almost as good as my auntie Nin's, and that's really saying something!
    Have a lovely day, and step away from the prof's cap!

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    1. Their mini coffee eclairs were smashing too

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  10. Hope you all enjoy the Profs birthday, I would like a cape, but in red satin, with a thunderbolt on it. In fact I could imagine you wearing one too !!
    Twiggy x

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  11. Hello Nr. Chips! And a very Happy Birthday to Chris.

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  12. Champagne and strawberries.... How the other half live!

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  13. Champagne and strawberries.... How the other half live!

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    1. We'll see what vintage it is cro!

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  14. I really think you need to have a go wearing Chris' cape as well .....Happy Birthday Chris.

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  15. Happy Birthday to the Prof...although his hat looks a wee bit big for you I imagine the cape would look lovely with the superman onesie..

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  16. You're a naughty boy John! Happy Birthday to the prof!

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  17. HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRIS! sounds like a lovely 2-day celebration.

    but the academic regalia - it's just not you; perhaps a derby is more your style (think patrick mcnee in "the avengers").

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    1. Its big enough to keep the rain off me feet!

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  18. very dashing and a happy birthday to Chris.

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  19. Happy Birthday to Prof Chris, not sure about you in the hat thing

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  20. I think chicken-wranglers should wear a hat like that, too. You look smashing, John. "Happy BDay to the Prof"

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  21. I often wondered if you wear your saint hood under your knight hood or over the top. It looks like a prof's hat would fit over both! Happy birthday to The Prof.

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  22. Happy Birthday to Chris!!

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  23. Happy Birthday Prof Chris, hope you have a lovely day.

    I thought the hat was actually a vacuum cleaner bag or something.

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  24. You look quite fetching in The Hat!

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  25. Happy birthday tot he man who fills the hat.

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  26. Happy Birthday Prof Chris, hope you have a lovely day!

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  27. How lovely, love the hat!
    Happy Birthday Chris, enjoy all the treats.
    Pam in TX.

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  28. Reading your blog gives us glimpses as to what you were like as a child perhaps? I think this photo confirms it. Never lose your sense if humour John, it is such a precious commodity. Have a lovely day and Happy Birthday to Chris...xx

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    1. Shiela i amuse myself constantly
      Which is a good thing

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  29. Great good happy birthday to your man! You look fine in that cap. Now give us a picture of the prof in full regalia.

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  30. Please wish Chris a happy birthday from Peter and me. Enjoy your afternoon tea at Bodysgallen; it's so civilised and just the venue for a Professor's birthday!

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  31. PS - love the hat - agree that there is something reminiscent of Thomas Cromwell there...

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    1. Thanks val.........best to Peter!
      I'll be sending you both a flower show schedule very soon!

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  32. To wear a Prof hat you must earn it. Lecturing in Rural Studies and writing a book about the sex habits of blind turkeys and randy bulldogs should stand you in good stead. Professor Gray has a nice ring to it - like a character in Cluedo.

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    1. I think younare right......
      But two professor Burton Gray's in the cottage would be too much
      Who would clean up the crap stains?

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    2. The Professor of Crap and Fanny Cleansing, of course... The title has a ring to it that might suit you, don't you think? The EU might even give you research funding (I've known them to fund sillier things, I really have).

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  33. Happy Birthday to your husband, and many more!

    Champagne and strawberries, eh? How decadent!

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  34. I hope there will be enough sherry to merit the Prof's hat. How often I have been shortchanged myself in that regard.

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    1. Lol...........he's more a champagne girl

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  35. HAIKU CHALLENGE ... (I am inspired)
    Grey cap and grey beard
    Professor of high humor
    Don your cape and fly!

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  36. I love champagne and strawberries. I wish I had champagne and strawberries right this minute, or at least champagne.

    Love,
    Janie

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  37. His head is obviously bigger then yours! Jay's academic hat is dark blue with a braided gold tassel. He seldom wears the outfit.

    Happy Birthday to the good Professor, and many more to come.

    Enjoy! DG

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  38. I hope he had a very Happy Birthday, it sounds like a good one with what you had planned.

    Now you just have to snaffle that cape for a selfie opportunity ;-)

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  39. Happy birthday to the Prof. Don't let Winnie get a hold of that hat, a la the pink fluffy slippers incident. I like the name Mrs. Trellis, she MUST be a gardener.

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  40. Happy birthday to the prof! We have the same birthday!!!!

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