Richard and Rue's news from 2004
On the Ides of March poor Merry finally succumbed to thyroid cancer—we miss him terribly. The loss of the Chief Pest Control Officer is felt in other ways too—a long-eared gentleman by the name of Mr McGregor has been seen raiding the vegetable patch.
Photos: Above -- "Food Heroes" (taken by Richard's Australian cousin Bruce Atkin). Right -- Merry in happier times.