The nation seems to be divided about the significance of a dog being crowned winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2012.
But, perhaps, the owner should be given some credit too.
Yes, Pudsey had stolen the hearts of many by Saturday night, but Ashleigh knew how to charm too, taking every opportunity at the mike to thank her voters for their support.
Whether she knew what she was doing or not, it’s wise not to take your audience for granted.
And heeding your mother’s advice to always say thank you might get you further than you think.