Miaow

No, this is not a kitten post. We are not getting a kitten, there will be no cuteness here, well maybe a little for we are getting a cat in a week or so, more specifically we are getting a 1 year old, jet black cat called Ollie. My nephew and his flatmate have to give up their flat and rather than have the cat go to the local cat rescue centre we thought we’d take him. We both work all day and decided that it wouldn’t be fair on a kitten, nor a puppy and so other than getting a goldfish we kinda thought we’d remain petless for a while. However Ollie is a housecat, well trained and v.friendly, …

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Happy New Year

2008. No resolutions from me as I don’t bother with them, and also because I decide what mine would be back in November. That said, the traditional “must lose weight” makes an appearance, as does “must read more”. The former is largely down to the fact I’ve not been running… and because I’ve been using that as an excuse to eat everything in sight with the proviso that “I’ll diet in the New Year”. The latter is mainly because I’d like to get away from BUYING books that go unread until I take a holiday. So, really, 2008 will be the year of “NO”. I need to protect my waistline and my freetime! Ummm, right. Two resolutions then. What are …

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