Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bolls on Hols

As you can see, Bolly’s extremely busy packing her suitcase for a trip up north to see her grandparents. I’m going too. We’ll be back soon.

Pin-Ups of the Week – Larry and Freya

This week’s pin-ups are Larry, the 10 Downing Street cat, and new kit on the block Freya the fat cat, who lives with the Osbornes in number 11. Possibly influenced by Andrew Mitchell, they had a bit of a tiff…

Spooked by the Son of a Preacher Man

Goodness knows what possessed me to download the Aretha Franklin version of Son of a Preacher Man at 6am on Thursday. But I did. I just had a sudden whim I wanted to listen to it on my way to…

The Cod Delusion

Just 100 Cod Left in North Sea declared the Telegraph the other day. How did they count them? I wondered. And how on earth could there just be 100? Then the Sunday Times proclaimed there were only 100 Adult Cod…

Pin-ups of the Week – Buttons and Kitty

This week’s pin-ups are Buttons and Kitty, rescued by Battersea Dogs’ and Cats’ Home They were put together for company as babies and now think of themselves as brother and sister. They eat, sleep and play together. As far as…

Tarte au Chat

‘That looks like a nice tart,’ beamed the nice French lady in Maison Bertaux looking at my iPhone wallpaper pic. ‘Did you bake it yourself?’ ‘No,’ I replied. ‘It’s my cat.’ On closer inspection, she realised that it was indeed…

Uranus

Uranus, viewed through the Subaru Telescope on Hawaii As the nights draw in, console yourself with the fact that you don’t live on the north or south pole of the planet Uranus. Because Uranus tilts at an extreme angle of…

Pin-Ups of the Week

This week’s pin-ups are Jason and Jeremy the guinea pigs who live in Vauxhall in London. Their hobbies include scuttling around, eating and squeaking. In this respect, they resemble their flatmate James.