My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. A pet is for life. Even the demanding ones.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I can never bring myself to retire old jeans. So, my knees are most noticeable.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Muhammad Ali. Once upon a time I bumped into him in a shopping centre in Bristol. True fact!
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To be feared at Singstar
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. At home is fine by me.
May 19, 2011When I started writing Oink: My Life With Mini-Pigs, Butch and Roxi could both fit inside the cat basket in which they'd arrived. Midway through, Roxi had grown almost knee-height to me. Once I'd finished the book, she'd added a couple more inches. After that, she began packing on the pounds. As for Butch, he's certainly a small pig, but won't be climbing back inside that cat basket again.
When people hear about my book, or look at the cover, often their first response is 'I want a minipig!'. That's pretty much how my wife saw things when she first came across such pictures. Sure enough, when Butch and Roxi moved in with us they were... see more