• God love ‘emPosted on Sun Mar 2017

    After 20 years of happy divorce my parents decided to travel together to New Zealand this year to see my brother and celebrate his 40th (what a birthday present!). They are now en route home via Sydney. Yesterday, 23:12 Hi Tania Went out last night to pick up 2 bottles of wine. Went to shop …

  • Oh my eyes…Posted on Thu Jun 2016

    I know summer has started when my mother reminds me to wear sunglasses. I can’t recall when she first read that blue eyes are especially sensitive to light but over the years the risks have assumed ever-greater dimensions. I know now that if I don’t wear shades my eyeballs will disintegrate, dribble out of their …

  • Sorry, they did what??????Posted on Tue Jun 2016

    I’m now 37 weeks pregnant. It’s a blast. Couldn’t feel better. Apart from the discomfort, mood swings and weight gain. At the beginning of this year my boobs tilted up and blinked at the sun. Now they’re looking left and right like they’re anxious about being followed. And I still have three weeks to grow. …

  • Feeling selfie-consciousPosted on Thu Apr 2016

    I’m being more disagreeable than usual. But I’m pregnant. I blame the baby, or as I call him, ‘the excuse’. I was in the green room the other night and had an argument about Brexit even though I was voting the same way as the man I was arguing with. Then a comic expressed his …

  • But I’m Alright, JacquesPosted on Tue Apr 2016

    I really resent this EU referendum. We all know that despite the best intentions, like most overambitious projects the EU is failing. Its representatives are corrupt, its economic policies are destructive, its unaccountability is contributing to a far right surge not witnessed in Europe since the 1930s. But until Conservative Party infighting made this moral …