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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.


Mary Berry Cooks: Rich chocolate tray bake with feathered icing

This is a great cake for a birthday party for the young as they love the sweetness of milk chocolate. And of course you can decorate it however you like – try topping it with sweets, chopped chocolate bars, marshmallows or lots of candles!


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.


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


1930s Hair Styles : Swing Fashionista - I'd like my hair like this every day! Time to experiment more with new setting patterns, since my hair is much shorter than it used to be... (Isn't Loretta Young just the most GORGEOUS thing?)


Oven-baked Lamb Chops with Onion and Rosemary Sauce


Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Float

These Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Floats are a rich and decadent dessert recipe that is twist on an affogato but without the caffeine buzz.