*from the latest annual pest ranking by the Royal Horticultural Society, as reported in the UK press today. As a gardener I side with the RHS on this, although as a cartoonist I’m not so sure …

Silver Lining

So I guess the moral of this story is that if you have your best books lined up neatly behind you, then turn around …


The original low-maintenance pet – now of course superseded by dog walking services …


We watch, we wait, then we hesitate. We wash, we wait, then we fumigate. We stop, we wait, then we isolate. We relax, we wait, then we congregate. We faff, we wait, then we vacillate. We stall, we wait, then we hibernate. We test, we wait, then we inoculate. More rhymes available at musing75.com/rhymes


It’s quite a while since I first realised that sandwiches with more filling are generally better – just one of many interesting observations made during my first trip to America a few decades ago. Obviously there are limits though – the size to which you can open your mouth being one! Another, if you (are […]