A new ‘Peter the Pup’

Today was a fantastic day as I picked up the latest replica puppet – Peter the Pup! A wonderful creation by Keith Frederick (who really knows his stuff) and the attention to detail is incredible. Now safely home Peter is already getting to know his friends and enjoy Devon life. It won’t be too long…

Muffin the Mule birthday on Dartmoor

Muffin’s Birthday

Muffin celebrated turning 69 this week with a walk on Dartmoor in Devon! He is greatly looking forward to the next 12 months where he is keen to experience┬ámore adventures, meet new people and hopefully hear his song again! It was Sunday 20th October 1946 that Muffin first stepped on to Annette Mills’ piano. It…

The Mule Before Muffin

Back in 1933 Jan Bussell and his wife Ann Hogarth were touring Britain with their puppet theatre and found that their performances had become pretty slick and they therefore had enough time for an extra act as part of their puppet circus. Jan Bussell designed, or probably more accurately scribbled on a piece of paper,…