I may have a few issues I need to sweep further under the carpet

My daughter told me yesterday that she loves udders. I was vaguely alarmed, but okay, she’s a little like her dad in that she chooses to love unexpected and often unpopular things. So I decided to just go with it. “So what makes you love them?” “They’re adorable. And the way they nurture the little … More I may have a few issues I need to sweep further under the carpet

Joy to the ageing

Chin hair. Having one of those increasingly rare glances in the mirror, I saw not small, fine hair-you-can-barely-see scattered along the periphery of my face – but big thick ones, curling out like the bed springs of an old mattress. And inevitably – they’re grey. So, after a life of hard work and putting up with … More Joy to the ageing