Mulberry Bayswater Silky Snake Bag. (And Mr Bear.)

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In case you haven’t heard me harping on: this is my latest luxury acquisition. The Mulberry Bayswater in Silky Snake Print. A timeless classic with a modern, unusual twist and I am absolutely over the moon with it! Mulberry have got things just right with the Bayswater style, which is probably why it’s a constant [...]

Wet-Wipes for Pets?

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Ladies, Gentlemen and Furry Friends, I present to you: Pet Wet-Wipes. Something I bet you never knew you needed! I certainly never knew I needed them until Mr Bear (pictured above) decided that one of his favourite places to hide was inside the fireplace. Not great when you have cream carpets throughout almost your entire [...]

Housekeeping in the Heat

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Whoo! It is H-O-T here in London! As a sun-worshipper you’d think that I’d have been basking in my roof-garden but no, I have been house-keeping. Not the domestic kind, but the technical computer-based kind. In yet another hurdle that has been set before me, my database decided to develop a bit of a problem [...]

No Room at the Inn.

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There’s barely any room left for me on my own chair. “No Room at the Inn”, you might say. This isn’t because I have inexplicably piled on a load of weight, more that Mr Bear (the kitten, fast becoming huge) has decided that his favourite place to be in the whole house is wedged between [...]

Follow Mr Bear

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Due to overbearing demand (well, about twelve people) Mr Bear the British Shorthair now has his own Twitter feed. It saves me clogging up my timeline with constant cat-related rambling (though that will inevitably continue) and gives him a chance to practice his grammar. You can follow him here: twitter.com/FollowMrBear Here are a few little snapshots [...]

Staffordshire Bear Terrier

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For those of you having Mr Bear withdrawal, here he is having an “outdoors experience” in his new harness. Doesn’t he look stocky? He was watching a bee and about to pounce! At the risk of sounding like the mad cat-lady, I’ll give you a little Bear update: he is now 5 months old exactly [...]

New Kitten Mr Bear!

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If you follow me on Twitter you’ll have seen me announce the arrival of Mr Bear. He’s my new kitten. A British Shorthair. I adopted him from a wonderful lady in Devon and he is now thirteen weeks old. He’s absolutely mental – he spends half the time trying to climb impossible surfaces and the [...]