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Photo Article from the Welsh Hovel: Cat in a box

Tom Winnifrith
Friday 18 December 2020

The Mrs thinks that when boxes are emptied of Christmas presents, they should be thrown away or just plausibly used for lighting the woodburning stove. Not that she has done that once. But the cats and I know what boxes are really for.

The Mrs says we should be buying a formal cat basket. I explain that is for soft Southern cats. Sian (below) and Quincey are from Liverpool and so when I offer them a cardboard box, as true Northerners they say that is luxury. When we were young……

For younger readers, I explain the cultural idiom with a video at the foot of this article

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About Tom Winnifrith
Tom Winnifrith is the editor of When he is not harvesting olives in Greece, he is (planning to) raise goats in Wales.
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