Category Archives: Cats

Miss Dilly & Co: being awkward

dilly-queen-smallWe have a window  on the stairwell that leads out into the garden which all of the cats, and Oberon in particular, use as a shortcut. Continue reading


Miss Dilly & Co – smells

dilly-queen-smallOberon goes walkabout most evenings for two or three hours.  Continue reading

Miss Dilly & Co

Dilly queen smallEver since we had Miss Dilly and Betty Poop from the CPL they have had grubby noses.

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So Why the Cat?

front cover copyOne of the most frequently asked questions from people who first see my Fables and Fabrications collection is ‘why the cat?’ Continue reading

Miss Dilly & C0 – The Caring/Sharing Crew

Helen was been taking photos for me of various items to be listed on ebay – one of which was a dress suit belonging to Peter, but which is now several sizes to large for him. Continue reading

Opening Teasers

Opening lines from ‘Grey Magic For Cat Lovers’  Just one of the stories included in Fables and Fabrications!

front cover copyTHERE WAS SOMETHING about a new book that could thrill Kara beyond all else. That satin softness of a pristine dust jacket. That crisp cut closeness of unread pages. That indefinable waft of ink and invitation. Once opened – once the pages had been ruffled through – it could never be so new again.

She was no stranger to impulse buys, but this book was so far out of her comfort zone it almost hurt. It recaptured that sense of the forbidden she hadn’t experienced since she’d sneaked strawberries from Granddad’s allotment, or prowled the derelict house at the end of Ellie Motsam’s street.

Kara reached out to smooth Bug’s fur. ‘Maybe it’s a matter of degrees?’ she asked the grey-striped felines. ‘When a life is ruled by rules – it goes without saying that any rule breaking is a step in the right direction. Or the wrong one. Hey Bug? Tug?’

Bug yawned and stretched; Tug merely stared.


Miss Dilly and Co – the Charlie story continues…

dilly-queen-smallA week or so back I mentioned a neighbour’s cats, Charlie and Leo, who are trying very hard to move in with us. Continue reading