Mini-Me and I were sitting in traffic on the M25 coming back from a weekend away visiting my mother and her husband who live on the north Norfolk coast. We had listened to as much music as we could cope with and it was getting too dark for Mini-Me to read. Fortunately she is never short of conversation topics and had just started up one of her typically random “Did you know..?” discussions.
“That’s utter nonsense!” I immediately said , which is my general go-to response to most of what comes out of her mouth.
“Mummy!” she protested, “It says here in my National Geographic magazine! Look! It’s in the ‘Believe it or Not!” section.”
“Well, it’s a ‘Not’ from me! It cannot possibly be true that a domestic cat can run at 30 miles per hour!” I was incredulous.