We call it ‘the annex’. Continue reading Mrs Tiggywinkle
When I started the course I had been thinking about what to do for a living, but I hadn’t exactly been looking. I hadn’t known where to look. Continue reading Don’t Keep Me In Suspenders*
I still think the constant cry of ‘out of touch!’ from politicians is a cheap shot. Continue reading The Smell of Money
Have you ever read Arnold Bennett’s The Old Wives Tale? I’ve been reading it slowly but with enormous pleasure. (It’s my ‘on the tube’ read, and I haven’t been on public transport much lately.) The man deserves to be better known for this work, and not just for his omelette. Continue reading Review of Book and Marriage
For the first time in ages I am actually enthusiastic about something.
Not made much progress as a careershifter in the last few days.
My bollockheaded former husband has not paid the pitiful amount of maintenance he is obliged to make under the terms of our Consent Order while we still have children of school age. Continue reading Distractions
At the risk of sounding like a complete idiot:
I was talking to a friend the other day. Smart cookie, she is. But not academic. Never had a high powered job. Married to a man who ‘knows his own mind’, ‘calls a spade a spade’ etc. Though he is not my type, they have just celebrated 25 years together and she certainly seems happy. Anyway, we were chatting a while back, and the subject of the referendum came up. My friend said something which at the time I ignored. Along the lines of ‘Well, if (husband) were here he could explain it all very well’. Now obviously there is nothing wrong with that. Continue reading Scarecrow or Tin Man?