after four weeks lead-only exercise while the gash on his groin healed, followed immediately by five weeks with this broken ankle bone. He goes for a check-up X-ray in a few days’ time. That ought to give the all clear considering that he can turn the distance between the front door and the bottom of the stairs into a race track. He reminds me of my younger brother, Bumble: when he was a kid you’d often see him climbing a tree using just his good arm, the other being in a plaster-cast from an earlier accident, and then he’d have a bandage wrapped round his head from another, different, unrelated, earlier accident, too.
Lemon caught in a rare incident-free moment