A watery grave Posted on October 22, 2012

Was it tempting providence to tell, as I did in March, the story of Diogenes, my 35-year-old goldfish? The  sad news greeted me when I came home yesterday from a fortnight abroad. Aileen found him one morning floating where he had swum for so long, alone. I mourn him.

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