Are Cats Really Dragons?

It may not be the most obvious of links, but then, one does not immediately think of ferocious dinosaurs when considering a chicken. Nor does one immediately think of feathers when considering a ferocious dinosaur. Let us review the evidence.

Consider the dragon. (You don’t have one to hand? Imagine, then.) Four legs, yes? Claws, fangs, long lashing tail.
Now consider your cat. (If no cat to hand, consult SPCA, Cats Protection League or similar.) Four legs, claws, fangs, long lashing tail…

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What Has It Got In Its Pocketses?

Bilbo Bolsón
Pop quiz: what have you got in your pockets?

Or do you, like me, suffer from pocket-deficiency? I have exactly zero pockets in my garments today, which leaves me – alas! – with nowhere to put the handkerchief and mechanical pencil which normally accompany me through the day.