Displacement activity can take many forms ,. Ideally it involves doing something non-essential that still leaves you feeling that you've been mildly virtuous ; throwing out old bus tickets is good . Making somethig small , knitted and for charity is better . May I present the perfect example ?
At the moment the Dutch Animal Protection website has the pattern for a kitten : "Knitten een kitten". The plan is to collect as many as possible to raise cash to get all the litters of kittens that are abandoned each year at their door , socialised and vaccinated ready for adoption .
So here's Hoskins ( spending extra time to think of a name wastes even more time. A definite plus-point ) . Heather followed and now I seem inadvertently to have cast on the as yet unamed third ...
I'm now at risk of being locked up with a couple of other volunteers .