The Anti-natal class

The Anti-natal class

The AntiNatal class Have you thought about baby names? Is a question I am getting asked a lot at the moment. The answer is ‘No’ as I thought I would focus first on what country to have the baby in. So as you may know, I’m drifting along in a sort of limbo,...
Attack of the killer nappies

Attack of the killer nappies

Last night I dreamed about nappies. Killer nappies, rolling down the main streets of big cities, Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Oxford Street in London, crushing screaming pedestrians and spewing rocks of poo in their wake. Or nappies with legs, sitting in a fire-lit...
A short, short time ago..

A short, short time ago..

In a cinema nearby…. “Star Wars?” Sure. I groaned inwardly. Three hours of what look like borrowers using glowsticks to fight. Interrupted by the occasional Tellytubby in a white spacesuit or a guy with hirsutism (excess of facial hair). A strange mixture, Lord...
Weepy Wednesday

Weepy Wednesday

Have you ever had a Weepy Wednesday? When your alarm goes off and you trudge through the grey morning, shuffling on socks from the day before. Drinking the cold dregs of an old coffee, to save having to muster the brain power to make a new pot. Realizing, halfway to...
From Elephants in Kariba to Lions in Somerset

From Elephants in Kariba to Lions in Somerset

Every year, on the 1st day of January, it is the same question. It follows a traditional order of events. After scraping open bleary, blood-shot eyes, letting the fingers of the sun scrape in and scorch any remaining peaceful thoughts not incinerated by the night...