I am glad that he has successfully bred, and that he is still young enough to keep amusing me for many decades to come.
From his blog
Still, if I refrain from talking a lot during the day I should be able to do the reading tonight, using lots of ginger and lemon and honey and things. I hope.
(I suppose the alternative, if it doesn’t fix, is they could cross out “reading” and put “pained whispering” instead. As in “Oh yes, I attended the Neil Gaiman Charlotte Novello Festival pained whispering. It was… interesting…”)