Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer (the artist who created the lions who sit at the base of Nelson’s column in Trafalgar Square, London) is a well known picture in my life. It resides at the National Gallery, London if you happen to be in the area and well worth a look. A real classic.
Anywho, sometimes we have a “Monarch of the Glen” moment. Today it was in the form of Waffle who was on his own
But then, of course, he was joined by his friend in “the glen” (though we don’t have glens in Shetland) – Albert Potato.
Plus Tiddles. It doesn’t have the same ring to it, does it? – Tiddles of the Glen (that-we-don’t-have-in-Shetland and I’m pretty sure Sir Edwin Landseer would not be hot-footing it to our non-existent glen to paint him.
Ok, moving swiftly on, what about Newt-of-the-Glen? Again, no. I dont think so.
“Carrots at nine o’clock, chaps!”
I refuse to give up. What about Silver of the Glen? So beautiful, so he deserves the title.
Perhaps I need to get out more!