17 June 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Boron

Our lovely old man Boron died today. He first came to live with me in the late summer of 2000. The stray, semi-feral chap first clocked us – the household with two black cats – soon after we moved to Leeds at the end of May that year and I think he decided he’d fit […]

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09 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

3BT – newspaper, surprise, provided for

3BT

1. I spread out the newspaper on the floor so I can read it while I’m eating my breakfast. Then read it while I’m tickling doggy belly. Then read it while I’m kissing cat head. Boron purrs loudly. (That last statement is true of both then and now.) 2. Just when we’re both getting bored […]

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20 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Boron

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10 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Boron in the sunshine

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19 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Three beautiful things from the last five minutes

3BT

1. A scratch-scratch-scratch. I open the door and a little boy & two little girls are waiting together to be admitted into the room of cosy-warm. 2. In previous days, I may have been sad that the pie tin was too big for the cats but instead I get to be happy that it’s perfectly […]

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18 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Four beautiful things to end a frustrating day

3BT

1. Six are huddled together on the perches and the seventh in the nest box she’s still not outgrown. They cluck softly as I peek in to check they’re all in bed. Turn out the light. You’re letting the cold in. Go away, I’m trying to sleep here. 2. We spend a lot of time […]

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