Category: life

Words of Wisdom

England has been in the throes of a mini-heat wave with sunshine and temps hovering around the 20° C mark (around 70°). If you lived here, you would know how freakishly weird this is for February! (Thank YOU, global warming!) Needless to say, the entire nation has stripped […]

The Birds

This morning, standing outside in my bathrobe coaxing a young bird out of our apple tree, alternately flapping my elbows and waving a syringe full of lukewarm oatmeal, it suddenly occurs to me that I have gone mad. Quite, quite mad. I know. It should have occurred to […]

Home Truths

You don’t get to be my age without learning a few hard lessons in life. Granted, I’m (only) 52, but given the fact I am weirdly accident prone, who knows whether today I might trip over a rollerskate and puncture my jugular on a drinking straw? In case […]

Attack #435

I’m not sure if any of you are aware of it or not, but there is a war going on in The Castle these days. It has been raging for months, actually, but since I am not particularly fussed by six-legged creatures, I have not felt it necessary […]

Fallacy

The gold-eyed serpent JEALOUSY (Author and architect of fallacy) Hears what she wishes, Seeks proof to her claims, Fashions guilt from innocence, Slanders. Maims. Reputations lie wounded. She has blood in her teeth – She bites at scabs And licks underneath. She is right and correct To rip […]