My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. A pet is for life. Even the demanding ones.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. When it comes to pets, I wouldn't know where to begin.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Going to bed without having to set the alarm clock.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I'm Agony Uncle for Bliss - a UK teen girl's magazine
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
May 19, 2011When I started writing Oink: My Life With Mini-Pigs, Butch and Roxi could both fit inside the cat basket in which they'd arrived. Midway through, Roxi had grown almost knee-height to me. Once I'd finished the book, she'd added a couple more inches. After that, she began packing on the pounds. As for Butch, he's certainly a small pig, but won't be climbing back inside that cat basket again.
When people hear about my book, or look at the cover, often their first response is 'I want a minipig!'. That's pretty much how my wife saw things when she first came across such pictures. Sure enough, when Butch and Roxi moved in with us they were... see more