Heists and Lows

I slayed a flying ant to the shock of my vegetarian sista this afternoon and have just endured a 32 minute buzz off with a wasp: yes, I’m enduring the…

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God love ’em

After 20 years of happy divorce my parents decided to travel together to New Zealand this year to see my brother and celebrate his 40th (what a birthday present!). They…

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Oh my eyes…

I know summer has started when my mother reminds me to wear sunglasses. I can’t recall when she first read that blue eyes are especially sensitive to light but over…

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Wishful Thinking

My friend was thrilled to report this morning that she is due a modest tax rebate – to be transferred to her account tomorrow. “What perfect timing!” she exclaimed. She…

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It’s February mate

The plump little man in my local shop is wearing a well-worn Christmas jumper today, its faded front announcing beneath once gaudy baubles that he is ‘Well Hung’. Ew. It’s…

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