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Warning: Rant Ahead!

I’ve just had a bacon sandwich and caught up on some Derrick J Knight blog posts. I am now drinking tea whilst watching TV. All was well in the world until an article on dog grooming came on.

A woman in yellow nail varnish and dyed blonde hair is holding forth on the subject of pampered dogs.

Children are starving in Africa, being abused in the UK and separated from their parents in the USA. And people are spending £500 a month on dog grooming.

I recognise that I’m often out of step with modern life, and the antithesis of “well-groomed”, but am I alone in thinking that things have gone mad.

Now, I’m not going to suggest that people shouldn’t be able to spend their money how they want (though I’m not allowed to buy a machine gun or a slave, now I come to think about it). However, how about taxing dog groomers and making people buy a license to own an offensively groomed dog?

Time for work now, so I’ll leave it here.

What do you think?