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Lady's success in knocking spots off her rivals on August 3, when she earned a pink rosette, came as no surprise to proud owners Phil and Ann Foster,of Woodland Park in Colwyn Bay.
Just as Mark Butcher and Marcus Trescothick were knocking spots off South Africa, they needlessly sacrificed the initiative - and the public's goodwill - by accepting an offer of bad light.
Alex is a gadget wizard left alone in the house because he has chicken pox and soon he is knocking spots off four dimwitted crooks before hanging them out to dry in the customary Yuletide manner.