This guy keeps hanging around my door.
I was offered two jobs. I liked them equally, so how to pick? Flip a coin? Draw from a hat? “How about you list the pros and cons?” suggested my friend. Job One Pros Cons Good pay No lolly jar Close to home Good hours Nice people Job Two Pros Cons Lolly … More Life decisions
A chipmunk radio?
When I was little, I wanted to be a spy. Scratch that – I was a spy. I can’t count the times I saved the world with an accurately timed commando roll or took down bad guys with just a pencil, a blob of glue and some cat hair. I wrote my homework in lemon juice in … More Spies never grow up
My wall is somewhat bemused.
Everyone knows not to walk between trees in Australia. Or under them. Or anywhere near them before dawn. Or after dawn if we’re being honest. It was a beautiful night, a sliver of moon nestled in the infinite stars above. I was looking up at this glorious view on my way to check the mailbox … More Nature. So…
I think there’s some sort of Doctor Who monster thingy living in my car.
On the first date with my husband, I spilled water on his trousers. On the second, it was coffee on the hand. There followed a pretzel in the eye (don’t ask), dog puke in his lap (really don’t ask), and a home cooked meal that was more like over-salted charcoal (the usual, I’m afraid). And … More Fair warning
Some days I think I know how celebrities feel – all those people following them around…
The “see how she’s settling in” interview with my daughter’s principal was due. Wanting to make a good impression, I wore a dress – something I don’t do normally. I also added makeup and heels. The professional look, you know. “Please don’t, Mum. You know how you are in heels. And that makeup makes you look funny.” … More The Principal