Lastly, we thought our hassles with the spare bedroom had finally come to an end with the laying of the new sand-coloured carpet (we don’t have a say on the colour) in the room and the moving back in of some of the spare furniture. Well we thought wrong.
At the height of the global economic meltdown, this was most certainly true. However, in an era of government bank loans and propping up of failing companies, who knows?
It would seem I hastened their instinct for self-preservation, particularly the preservation of the species – with the result that I now once more sit with a mommy pigeon and her two eggs on my balcony.