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Adventure

When I was young I had an almost intoxicating freedom.  Whenever I wanted or needed to escape, I could simply get up and leave.  Crap...

Lioness

Oh dear.  You were doing so well.  You’d come to help, to intervene at a time of madness and you seemed to be being constructive.  I am...

Dear Friend

Dear Friend, I’m sending you this postcard because I’m really missing you when you leave for your new home. In fact, I’m already missing...

Resourceful

… when he is desperate to get on with his lego but someone has left a cup and straw on the table which makes him retch and panic and he...

Bird of Paradise

She walks past our house but doesn’t look over.  He is pleased to see her and follows at a short distance, not wanting to interrupt her...

Trainset

Last night I rearranged my kitchen.  Not drastically but I’ve had a chuck out and put a few things in different places.  My son and his...

Maths - A note to his teacher

A note to his teacher in April 2016. I find maths easy in my brains.  I am able to read maths questions and crack the answer out of it’s...

Sausages

‘Why are you feeding him those disgusting sausages?  With a diet like that he’ll be missing out on a lot of vitamins, wow’.’ Wow indeed....

Lego

It has taken two days for The Builder to prepare the space.  There are a selection of vehicles placed with precision around the...

Turtle

Ah, another day, another group of children taking the piss out of my boy. Every time he tells me that something has happened, I grill him...

Washing Machine

A small boy kneels in reverence before the washing machine. ‘What will it be, Mummy?’ ‘Darks, love.  40 degrees, cotton, quick.  Extra...

I got it wrong again...

A friend asked us to come to her barbecue.  She is more than a friend really, she’s one of those excellent people that texts every couple...