Monthly Archives: November 2012

Self-Indulgent Health Update

As part of an occasional series, which prevents me from boring you in real life, here’s an exciting health round-up. I had my annual Harefield check-up the other day and the consultant said my heart is sounding ‘beautiful’. I do…

Japanese Granny and Odd-Eyed Cat

Boll and I are loving Miyoko Ihara’s fab pics of her grandma Misao and her beloved odd-eyed cat in the Telegraph picture galleries. Misao found the cat in a shed a decade ago and they’ve been inseparable ever since.  …

Bolly’s Pistol Ploy

When Boll misbehaves, I shoot her with a water pistol. Simples. We’ve always had an agreement. But she’s now realised I don’t like squirting water anywhere near electronic equipment. So if she wants to be naughty, she just sits next…