Now that’s eccentric. Big-time eccentric: building a hobbit village in your garden… for mice. But that’s just what this man named Simon has done. Obviously the English have not forgotten how to be eccentric.
I’ve had many pet mice, and I can tell you they’re affectionate, adaptable, and very intelligent. If a mouse could live ten years, he’d be practicing law.
These are wild mice, in the video. Now that they’ve got nice houses of their own, they don’t come into Simon’s house.
There’s something very Beatrix Potter about this…