Barking mad Lord Horatio at your service. Visit Dawdle and Whimsy to find out how my bid to follow in the footsteps of Dr Dolittle by talking to the animals and attempting to learn their languages landed me in the dog house and turned the air blue!

Hats Off photo

Also go to Hats Off to celebrate:

Trainy McTrainface

And: A new sack race world record

Also: The big festival of Spam

Plus: David Bowie’s strange tribute ice cream