SweetBean produces good grub while YoYo berates badly behaved caDre slaves, ‘button monkeys’ who tear the heart out of hackery (Lord L please note); Juggler awards Mixit respect for throwing five; spyche dozes once more
‘The place is empty’ reports man-of-the-turf, blaming high ticket prices for Royal Enclosure and no match made between Frankel and Black Caviar ..’It’s a fix,’ says Lowlife, ‘ running the best in the world in different races means solid firsts for both – that way both keep unbeaten records ‘ and value .. ho hum
Wild Caviare and spyche eat t-bone in Fens; now new colt plan for Derby .. will he be ’50 shades of grey’,? or, with his owner, agent and trainer ‘three graces and a bachelor’? Beautiful herons die because they grow up to eat fish; deer invited to gathering are shot for pot – and hens lay eggs fresher than Waitrose…it’s a country life; spyche chunters.
London before the world wakes..no sound of Big Ben, just rattle of trains and long haul flight arrival..red roses droop, fat squirrel shins up railings on empty street.. a blackbird sings. Who starts the day? not the Today programme, after all..
Zeb had a question and Dougal a hangover, now it’s all on – should spyche give Dougal away or be Zeb’s best (hu)man s/he wonders Walloo tells tales of exotic exploration, Juggler is released from cast, Yoyo ducks bullet and SweetBean goes for Gove..
Lulu learns to drive at 30 not 130..
Deed and Bright Boy provide much amusement – balm for spyche’s sunburn as mad May weather floods London streets, and a ‘witching’ threatens the Flat .. more importantly Black Caviar and Frankel warm up