Phoebe Hall, 13, takes the part of Ratty
- and sees him as a stylish and carefree animal with a love of boats and an addiction to poetry.
Mole is lost in the snow, the Stoats and Weasels pursue the lonely animal with the darkest of intentions, the terrified animal (lacking a winter coat, naturally) cuts his shin on Badger's foot scraper, and faces horror until Ratty
turns up as his brave saviour-friend (still in the blazer and white summer flannels, obviously news of seasonal change travels slowly along the River Bank).
Bennett''s script is also faithful to the original book and the adventures of Ratty
, Mole and Toad are a comic treat.
YEsTERDAY's sOLuTIONs: D I SH GRAB APC OCHE ROSE COO HEEL EAS I NESS PA I D RATTY
BADEGG PUNY AF I RE SAT LAB BASS G I N LENA ARC CUR SANDY AHOY MOSEYS THROW H I L T REDBARON LAGS URE R I PE AWOL GOD DOSS PLOY WEETHINKER: Across: 1 Ugly; 4 Excel; 7 Adorn; 8 Tiger; 9 Torso; 10 Maisonette; 14 Tunnel; 16 Depart; 17 Dry martini; 22 Plain; 23 Sharp; 25 Doubt; 26 Sorts; 27 Rota.
A four-year study on water voles, the animal immortalised as Ratty
in Wind in the Willows, has just been completed by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, after a pounds 1.
It was not directed at any groups or individuals," explains Director of Communications Michael Ratty
, about the policy, "and would have applied to all faculty, staff, and students.
WORLD CUP chiefs are getting ratty
about the threat posed by vermin to supporters at next summer's finals in South Africa.
Drinkers in the North East may well toast the health of the animals - made famous by the Ratty
character in Kenneth Grahame's Wind in the Willows book - thanks to specially-brewed ale to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the North Pennines becoming an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Grandpap finally got rid of that ratty
old fishing hat.
Many of us have a ratty
, old pair of sneakers that we use for gardening and other yard work, but we recognize that they really don't perform and protect our feet the way they should.
The garden also celebrated the 100th birthday of Kenneth Grahame's classic book The Wind in the Willows, in which Ratty
, a water vole, is the star.
(McDowall), a poet and mild mannered river rat, whose rowboat ended up on a tree, realizes that Moley is homeless so he offers him lodging at his place by the river.
Yet in six weeks of marriage we've had five major rows and get ratty
with each other at least once most days.
The photos feature rooms stuffed with a plethora of tattered books, figurines with chipped paint, vases with chipped ceramic, dilapidated furniture, old photographs, and some real ratty
boots, clothes and hats, all hung or arranged with a decorative eye.
Trait: Looks like that hippie chick on the Special K commercial who begins hooking up with random guys after trying on her mom's ratty
old embroidered jeans from the '70s.