It be good t' 'aver yer back me dear, it 'ave bin quiet 'round 'ere wivout 'e... 'cepts fer when tha crew brought wenches aboard n' wos misbe'avin below decks.
Oh, in one of the pics it looks like he may have gotten hold of some curried cabbage!
Gotten Hold of?? Spoon fed more like it... getting him in training for future Olympics events: the 100 metre bark; the triple bark; the clean and bark and the marathon bark.
Welcome back. I hope the old dog kept the place tidy for ye while yer was gone.
Aye, I shure did... juss don't menshun anyfink 'bout tha French Maid wot come in ev'ry day, orright.