Staring Loneliness In The Face. And Loving It.

I have been dreading the empty nest.  For over 20 years I have been a mother, and really, nothing else.  This was a mistake on many levels, but there we are.  Now my twins are 18 and off to uni.   Continue reading Staring Loneliness In The Face. And Loving It.

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The Ueberraschung Button

I came back furious.  My ex-husband has been lying to my daughter who lives with him.  I mentioned it to her twin, who lives with me (yes, fucked up).

‘It’s like the Ueberraschung button’ he said.  ‘The first time you press it, it’s a surprise, but not the hundredth time’.  This made me laugh, but I was still cross. Continue reading The Ueberraschung Button