Carine Hartman
Chief sub-editor
2 minute read
9 Jan 2021
4:35 am

Trust me on heavy petting

Carine Hartman

So my silent question to the Advocate is: have you ever kissed a dog or three?

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Forget the brown shoes. Beloved had a fabulous pair of brogues before he died and I trusted him unconditionally. But how can I trust a man who never had pets? I’m surrounded by three farting dogs and three cats with slightly more decorum as I type my deep distrust of the Advocate. He has never had a pet – or been stung by a bee (did I mention my father was a bee-keeper and I’ve swatted more bees off my head than I can remember?) He’s never had the pleasure of building a flat pond with two islands for Slug,...