So I am baffled whenever I hear people happy with the fact that a full month has passed by quickly. "February just needs to be done with now and we'll be into March." They yearn for spring I guess, but then in spring they seem to yearn even more for the summer, for the scorching weather we only get for about two months in England, and which most people complain about when it's here anyway. You can hear them sighing and huffing, saying they're sweating all over like pigs and can't get comfortable. Sleepless nights and clammy bollocks. "Roll on the cooler weather," they say. Then when it's autumn, the most beautiful season in my view, they grind their teeth and say, "Ooh, it'll soon be winter." In winter, "God it's so cold, roll on spring." And so on....
Another nice thing I should mention. A young lady emailed me saying Cutey and the Soifaguard is her favourite book (I wrote the novel in 2008, and then recorded an audiobook version with the late Rik Mayall in 2010, who narrated it). She also told me she had done some fan art of two of the characters in the book, The Wisdom Twins. "I drew these two lovely bastards", she said. You will see the lovely artwork below.
(Added thought: I was out for a walk yesterday and saw two shoes up in a tree. Why do people throw shoes in trees? Does anyone know? Please get in touch if so.)
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