An Ode to the Moon

My husband walks in, a deadly sombre look covering his face.“The astronomer, he’s....well, he’s pretty serious. Eccentric, maybe. The telescopes are worth over a million dollars each!” He shakes his head. “The kids.... I don’t know....” Now he looks sad, disappointed. My heart folds for him.  He’d booked this trip for us as a big … Continue reading An Ode to the Moon

Ageing Disgracefully

Hair Remember these? Well, this was me as I hit my 21st year (times two) of life.  When the grey's popped up in my mouse brown hair, I thought blond highlights would be a good idea to blend them seamlessly away.  Beginning with just a little blond, I found myself a year later unsuspectingly sporting … Continue reading Ageing Disgracefully

Tales from a Soccer Sideline: 2020

  “I’m devastated, 2020 was going to be his first year to be graded into a good team,” says soccer mum, India, carefully placing her newly lifted face in her hands so as not to create any wrinkles.  “A hip replacement, can you believe it?” “Try not to worry India honey, he’s young, he’ll bounce … Continue reading Tales from a Soccer Sideline: 2020