Mr Grumpy....22nd August, 2019
We think the sun has got to his head.
Prolonged exposure to the sun does strange things to all forms of life. Darwin would say that, over millions of years, the most extraordinarily beautiful daffodil has morphed into the profoundly ugly cactus, the fun-filled Shetland Pony into the makes-Cherie Blair-look-gorgeous camel and The Yorkshire Terrier into a lizard.
It’s not natural. This is why I’m sat typing this in the shade … indoors, wearing a baseball hat (the correct way round, as God and The Goodwood Festival of Speed intended) and prescription sunglasses that came free with my (overpriced) daytime ones.
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