Monthly Archives: February 2007

Gov

People used to call me ‘son’ or ‘young man’ or ‘pet’ (in the north). Then they started calling me ‘mate’ in the street, ‘sir’ in the posher shops. I was once even addressed as ‘geezer’ by a tattooed Cockney in…

Bollinger’s Duck Drama

Having been an indoor cat for quite a while, Boll is now spending some supervised time in the garden which is enclosed and cat-friendly. She spent her first few trips sitting on the doorstep happily eating plants. But this morning,…

Big Screen Boll

When Boll and I moved, we decided to downsize and get a tiny LCD TV, as we’ve always held that there’s an inverse correlation between the dimensions of your TV screen and your IQ. It arrived. The speakers were no…

Boll watching her birds-and-creatures video

Boll watching birds on TV when she was a kitten

I’m being driven insane by a vampire rabbit. When I was in Newcastle recently, my Dad told me about a mysterious were-rabbit over a weird pink rococo-ish doorway in the grounds of St Nicholas Cathedral. It’s actually the back door…