/ 15 June 2021

Apropos of Nothing – 15 June 2021

Plant parenting became all the rage during the pandemic, but one bidder has gone from hobby to profession buying a houseplant for a record-breaking $25,000. And it only has 9 leaves…

If that has you wondering about value for money, how about buying a new workmate? Hoover the wonder-Kelpie has gone under the hammer for a record $35,200. His best traits? He’s a whiz with cattle and sheep – and has a “cool personality”.

Also scoring points for personality and that “little extra something” is Wasabi. We’re not sure if he’s a mop with a face or a Pekingese – but he’s been awarded ‘best in show’ at the Westminster Dog Show. Wasabi plans to celebrate the big win with a filet mignon. Très mignon indeed…

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