Driving along the by-pass, I saw a beautiful bird strutting about in the road ahead, pecking at the grit, as they do. I slowed down, hoping he’d move before I got there (he did).
My grandson saw and sat forward in his seat. “That’s a… it’s a … It’s one of those peasants!”
And one of my granddaughters was talking about a beautiful dog we sometimes see out on our walks. She confidently told her parents that he is an Elastic Malamute. I blame my accent!
Two of my short story books are on sale at 99p (usually £1.99) for the next six days. They should also be at a special price from Amazon.com.
You Can’t Love a Stranger – all stories include an animal of some sort. Available from Amazon UK.
Haunted – all stories include a ghost. Available from Amazon UK.
And here’s Dusty cuddling up with one of his best friends – Bananaman.