Lamp Chop was a sheep sock puppet created by ventriloquist Shari Lewis in the 1950s. With her high, squeaky voice and sense of mischief Lamb Chop got up to all sorts of adventures, winning several Emmys along the way.
full sun purple sage Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: light, fertile, moist, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average to fast Flowering period: May to July Flower colour: lilac-blue Other features: the leaves can be used fresh or dried to make stuffings, herb teas and herb butter Hardiness: fully hardy next to rosemary and oregano
A barrow-load of mischief: Heartwarming pictures of orphan orangutans at play
Wild orangutans live only in the forests of Borneo and Sumatra and are listed as endangered. The peaceful creatures survive by eating bark, leaves, flowers and insects. 'The forests are being chopped down to make room for oil palm, a product used in foods and the cosmetics industry,' Charlie [Hamilton James] said.