Since The Great Move from a small bedroom (i.e. a cupboard) into my office (i.e. a wardrobe) Ottawacker Jr. has had additional expansion plans.
Now, it seems, he is moving into the kitchen.
One by one, certain items appear - often (it has to be said) heralded by the appearance of taped parking spots - and stake their claim on land, hitherto held by innocent incumbents.
He has become, at the age of 7, a colonialist.
Is there a group he should join (other than the House of Lords)?