Bluefish Way One Year Old & Manny Comes Of Age At Jim & Louise’s Party

1st anniversary
1st anniversary

Bluefish Way is a year old today. So to celebrate I have a fun slideshow for you to enjoy dear friends.


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Ralph xox πŸ™‚


55 Comments on “Bluefish Way One Year Old & Manny Comes Of Age At Jim & Louise’s Party

  1. ヽ(Β΄β–½`)/ Yay!!! Congratulations on your 1st Yearヽ(Β΄β–½`)/

    May there be many more years ahead!!! Cheers~ πŸ˜€


    • Woohoo Wendy !! I don’t know how you put up with me for a year AND you want more ?? I’ll do my best to make you happy πŸ˜‰ Ralph xox πŸ˜€


      • LOL…I am sure I am not the only one, my friend! πŸ˜€

        Just be yourself, for that’s the reason why we are here to say “Happy First Year”…hehehe…

        Take care and be well!! Cheers~ πŸ˜€


  2. Happy First Birthday Bluefish Way. I hope Manny won’t be ordered home after this piece of riotous living. That’s the trouble when you let young ones travel abroad; you never know what they might get up to, or in to πŸ˜‰


    • Thanks Gallivanta. A year down. Can I keep up the pace ?? Who knows !! πŸ™‚

      Manny is practicing for Ute’s arrival. He is refusing to even contemplate returning to his mom in California as he loves the wild parties here and is really looking forward to my housewarming in August. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


    • Thanks Sylvia for your congrats πŸ™‚ Being Manny’s guardian for a few weeks I have been teaching him the right way to party so that on the rest of his world tour he has had a good grounding in party etiquette πŸ˜‰ Ralph xox πŸ˜€


    • Thank you so much Beth. Manny thinks he is a wonder to behold and will become famous one day. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  3. Jim & Louise’s garden area looks quite cozy & welcoming.

    Cheers to your 1st year SeΓ±or Ralph!
    What a way to celebrate!
    That Manny sure is livin’ it up in Spain πŸ˜‰

    xx Saludos y Abrazos xx


    • Hi RoSy. Their garden, though small, is packed with interest and divided into 4 areas each slightly different. 9 years of work has created a beautiful place.

      Thank you for my 1st year cheers. I never thought when I started blogging that it would last long or that I would make many friends along the way. How I was wrong as you are all wonderful people, including yourself RoSy πŸ˜€

      Manny is having a whale of a time and I still have him here for another month. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  4. Congrats dear Ralph and a Beary Happy Birthday to you and your Bluefish!!!!
    I’ll send you a little song that I hope will make your B-day even better! ;D



    • Thank you for the very strange and original video of fun my friend. I did enjoy it immensely. And thank you as well for your congratulations and kisses Pelly. They mean a lot to me. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  5. Congratulations and you had a great evening there all full of friends together with Manny. If Manny likes he can come to Italy next year :)! By the way I Love the tiny, lovely, warm garden ! Xoxo


    • Thank you so much for your lovely comment Shiro. The garden is lovely.

      Manny says that he would love to come and visit you in Italy but you will have to speak to his mom Marsha first. Her email address is and I am sure that she will be thrilled to have you join in on Manny’s adventures. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  6. happy first blogversary… Manny looks cute, and cheeky…. πŸ™‚


    • Thank you so much OAIC πŸ˜€

      He gets his cute and cheekiness after his guardian ….. me πŸ˜‰ Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  7. Happy blogiversary Ralph, how fast time goes when you have fun! To many more blogging posts…cheers….. Manny certainly knows how to celebrate, wow can’t wait to see him, we’ll have a ball. ….. and wine!


    • A month to go !! We are all looking forward to the day you land at Malaga. Use a plane if I was you, otherwise it may hurt πŸ˜‰ See you soon. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  8. One fine and fuzzy bear. One fine and fuzzyiless man. What a combo. The pics and captions are over the top funny. Great post Ralph. I am assuming that you are feeling a bit better with all of the “night life” and the innocent bear that has now been led astray by you and your wonderful friends.

    Anyhow, I hope that you are feeling better. The redo of your home/apartment looks really good. This should be a bit of a perk-me-up for you after it is finished.

    Fond regards,
    yvonne xxx


    • Wow !! What a fun comment Yvonne !! I feel that you can read me like a book …. “101 ways on how to lead your teddy bear astray” or “101 ways on how Manny led Ralph astray” πŸ˜‰

      The work on the apartment is still ongoing, the fun bit of fitting it out. The carpenter was here all day and the electricians will make their final visit early tomorrow morning. Hilda and I are going shopping for small items of furniture on Friday. The beds and sofa have not arrived yet. I will do a post on the final basic finish after Ute arrives as I want it to be a surprise for her. πŸ˜€

      I hope you are more chirpier now Yvonne. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  9. Ralph thanks for the lovely reply. I hope you know that I joke a lot and maybe what I write is not that funny and might not go over so well with you.

    Oh yes. The visit from Ute I hope goes really well. Loads of fun and good company. Lots to see and to talk about. Your home/apartment will be divine and should be a source of nice warm feelings and a source of pride for you.


    • Of course you are funny Yvonne. I enjoy what you have to say πŸ˜€

      I am sorry that I am so long in replying. At the moment I have very little time for blogging. I hope within the next week or so the apartment will be finished to a basic level. I still have the carpenter in every day. Shopping for furniture etc. means hours of travelling to the major shops on the coast. I usually try to blog late at night but find I am too tired to type other than the odd email. So it may be a while before I can start to regularly visit other bloggers posts. Sorry !!


      • Dearest Ralph,

        Never fear that you must swing by my blog. It is not a tit for tat thing with me. I love your very funny and nice replies and that is sufficient for me. You are busy just as I am but your health situation is a bit different from mine but I too get fatigued, although that is improving bit by bit.

        No need to reply to this. Just wanted to add 2 more cents worth.

        yvonne xox


  10. Happy Anniversary Ralph, glad to see the renovations progressing along. You lucky dog, You get to meet Ute. I am jealous. She is a wonderful person and I’d love to meet her. Okay so I’d also love to meet you, but that goes without saying … well maybe not…so … Ralph, I’d love to meet you. If I can make it over there, it would be most excellent to visit with you my friend. Keep taking care of you and enjoying life one day at a time! πŸ™‚ xo


    • I must apologise for taking so long to answer your comment Penny. I have had to concentrate on finishing the apartment and next Tuesday is the final day when the curtains and pictures are hung.Then maybe after 10 weeks away I will be able to blog again.
      Yes. In less than 3 weeks Ute will be here. I am so pleased as I need a holiday as well πŸ™‚ You never know, Penny, you may eventually visit. Who knows. Or I could be knocking at your door one day. Big hug. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


      • Absolutely no apologies ever needed from you dear friend of mine. You have been busy. Give Ute a big hug from me when you guys meet, and whether it be here or there meeting you would be exceedingly wonderful Ralph, one I look forward to! Penny, xo πŸ™‚


      • I surely will give Ute a big hug from you. Maybe one day I can give you a hug πŸ˜€


  11. Mssr. Ralph?!
    I just looked at the news. I should NOT have looked. I saw the fire thing is Spain. I am not so stupid as to think that Spain is so small, but I am fretting. Is it close to you? Are you ok?


  12. Congratulations on your one year anniversary! May you have many more wonderful years doing wonderful things and having a wonderful time! PEACE-


    • What a threefold wonderful comment from you Wambui. I will be visiting blogs soon, inc. your special one. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


  13. Congratulations on your first year of blogging, fun and decadence-:)!


    • Hi Daniela my friend. Thank you for your lovely comment. As far as decadence is concerned I get to write about it not experience it like the lucky teddy bear Manny. I’ll be visiting your blog soon. A cup of tea would be nice. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


      • It will be served, and will even add some scones with cream and jam as we do here in Hobbiton -:)!


  14. Thank you so much for the wonderful series of “likes” buttons all pressed. Hope you really did enjoy some of my older posts. I am looking yours up slowly but surely!


    • Hi Robin. A little gift for you for becoming my 500th follower. Thank you so much and I want to thank the other wonderful 499 who helped you get there. All except one are WP bloggers. Fantastic !!
      I have enjoyed reading your posts which I am doing month by month and thanks for reading mine. I think we both started blogging in July 2012. A year gone already. Wow !!
      Take care. Ralph xox πŸ˜€


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