This Irish mammy was in such a situation recently, made all the more difficult by her fear of the creatures which she bravely overcame.
Of course, her son was no help to her either.
Robert decided to film his poor mammy as she chased, ducked, panicked and, at last, succeeded in vanquishing her foe, wielding her swatter with the skill of an experienced fencer.
That final ’thwack’ is particularly satisfying.
Where is he, Robert?