Blog archive for January, 2011

'Our goat died and my husband mocked my tears'... so why are men so beastly about animals? - January 2011

Our goat Muncher died last week. I was in tears and my eldest daughter was upset. But my husband Dominic, a journalist, was completely unmoved — which at least meant that he was able, dry-eyed, to assist the vet with his final duties.

Then, afterwards, he wrote an article saying how odd it was I had become emotionally attached to a goat.