When the cat uses his tray, I pretend not to notice and wait for someone to say, “Gee, I better go change the litter box.” And I would then say, “Oh goodness! I didn’t notice! Are you sure? Okay then, thanks so much. I’ll be here just filing my nails.” This is not how it … More You never quite get used to the smell
You know those moments when you see the cat running away from something but then realise it ate the mince that was defrosting on the sink and it’s not really running away, but trying to poop out the bag it swallowed whole instead? And how you begin to understand you’re going to have to help … More Never trust your cat with unattended food
You know those moments when you should be working on your next project and you get distracted by a new candy-popping game, and suddenly it’s 4am and you haven’t done a thing? And then you reach for your coffee, realise it’s empty, but then understand it was only half empty after all when cold coffee … More Would have made a good YouTube clip?
When I was little, I wanted to be a spy. Scratch that – I was a spy. I can’t count the times I saved the world with an accurately timed commando roll or took down bad guys with just a pencil, a blob of glue and some cat hair. I wrote my homework in lemon juice in … More Spies never grow up
At the sound of my recycling being topped up, my neighbour – walking past with her chihuahua – gave me a malevolent stare, her mouth shaped like a cat bum while she looked down her rather ogre-ish nose at me. “Heh, heh,” I said before scuttling inside to hide behind the curtain until she disappeared. … More Neighbours…Am I Right?