in fact it turned out we had new kettles all along, but we just had to ask the kettle people for them.
i can now make tea without (a) electrocuting myself or (b) pouring boiling water over myself (it was a choice before between the two)
Took some somewhat better pictures at lunchtime: Set here
Peppa Pig is in the news. I still can't work out whether the artwork of this character is a brilliant attempt to introduce young children to cubism…
careful consideration of image should reveal why i wanted a cow model.