But, but, but … how could you ?

Out at the workshop the other week, preparing for Salute, we saw one of the saddest sights in the farmyard. Someone had thrown some rubbish on the bonfire – nothing unusual there. But amongst the general crap was something that genuinely shocked us – someone had thrown Bagpuss on the fire !!!

Poor ol' Bagpuss ...
Bagpuss on the fire

To children of the seventies who fondly remember Bagpuss (and the Marvellous Mechanical Mouse Organ) this was such a sad thing to see.

Fortunately, the weather gods agreed with us and shortly after we took this photo the heavens opened and so Bagpuss was saved, at least for a little while …