Flat Water

Well what fun that was. If I ever tell you that I’m going to go to the cinema, please ask me if I have sufficiently researched the film I’m going to see.  And if I say “Oh, yes, it’s won lots of Oscars”, just ask me “what is the shape of water?”.  That’ll bring me … Continue reading Flat Water

Fried Fish and Sympathy

This little real-life tale emanates from when we lived in Fourways, a northern suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa several years ago. I blamed the man with the weedkiller. He had been to our house the day before to treat our lawn for an infestation of weeds and said that after 24 hours I should give … Continue reading Fried Fish and Sympathy