ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE IRRITATIONS

I had just finished my breakfast and was now trying to write. While I’d been eating a flash of inspiration came to me and I needed to write it down quickly before it abandoned me.  The only trouble was, THE FLY. It had been zipping around me for the past fifteen minutes and was now … Continue reading ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE IRRITATIONS

FOR SKIN AS SOFT AS A BABY’S…?

I’ve always thought I was pretty good with colours.   I mean, I know the difference between lilac and purple, red and maroon, green and blue obviously, as well as black and brown.  And I definitely know the difference between grey and blonde.   I just needed to make this perfectly clear before I continue. I was … Continue reading FOR SKIN AS SOFT AS A BABY’S…?

Bamboo Poles and Lollypop Sticks – A Christmas Tale

I’m sure most people reading this have experienced one of those days when things just don’t go right. Well it galls me to admit this, but I had an entire Christmas like that. It started off fairly innocuously with my first faux pas (Number One) when I realised a few days before Christmas that I … Continue reading Bamboo Poles and Lollypop Sticks – A Christmas Tale

Irregular Black Friday (or How to Empty a Septic Tank)

So yesterday wasn’t a regular Black Friday for me, it was more of a Frenetic Phone-call Friday.  I received more calls that morning than I normally get in a week! It started at 08:25 when Brad phoned me, though I suppose I’d better give you a bit of background first. Our septic tank needed emptying.  … Continue reading Irregular Black Friday (or How to Empty a Septic Tank)