Once upon a time, in a far-away, far-away kingdom, in a magical garden hidden away in the corner of an enchanted forest, lived a fairy princess.
Hello. Its me. I know I have been quiet for a while. Have you missed me? I’ve missed you. What’s that? I look well? Thanks, I am. Oh the bruises? yes, lots of them, but I do bruise like a peach. The physical ones are from the pole-dancing. The emotional ones, well, I’d better not say… […]
I had a sublime moment the other day at gaelic playgroup. I may be the first person to have ever said that. I was staring at the Tupperware containers which hold the Grown-Up Snacks, as someone carefully filled a giant pot of what would be my first proper coffee in days, when I spotted some choco-liebniz […]
I remember when we thought of the name. I had been in the throes of some sort of huge anxiety or other, a while before we were married. I was lying quietly in bed, trying to pray or sleep or rest or something when the thought entered my head: Josephine would be a nice name […]
in which I self edit my own list of new years resolutions.
hello folks. I have that most unwelcome of festive visitors, the winter vomiting bug. So at risk of coming over all ‘the dog ate my homework’ on you, I am not going to manage to write up my Christmas message to you, but instead am recycling this festive entry of mine from the Huffington Post […]
SOooooooooo the news is: I’ve met someone. There’s someone new in my life. Shocking I know, and even more shocking… it’s another woman. It all started, like all the best romances – even illicit, extra-marital ones –, with a poem. Then we started hanging out together. The odd coffee and sausage sandwich together here, the […]