Up in the watchtower

      Master of all he surveys, well in guard dog terms he is. Barney sits on his favourite chair by a landing window ready to go into early warning mode. We call it Barney's barkathon, as soon as he sees anybody walking past he's off, letting everybody know about possible intruders.
      One of our regular deliverymen tries to sneak up without getting spotted by turning off his reversing sensors but the only way he can get to the front door without coming up on Barney's radar is to park around the corner and sneak round the perimeter on foot; but the moment he steps on the gravel...
      Today Barney's state of alert is Bikini Red but meanwhile Minnow simply takes in the rays. Leave the security to other ranks she says.