Our ‘Fuckit’ List

Okay, that sounds dirtier than it did before I put pen to paper (or should that be key to screen? Fingers to keys? Doesn’t really have the same effect, does it?) Now, there are a lot of stressful things to sort and a lot of money to get together before we can travel the world, but not … More Our ‘Fuckit’ List


A return.

Wow. I can’t believe how long it’s been since I put fingers to keys and published anything. After the loss of our best friend (it still feels like a bereavement), I guess my heart just wasn’t in it for a while, given it was him who encouraged me with this outlet. But, just because my … More A return.


…is one of my favourite words, but I’m beginning to suspect that it isn’t quite all it’s cracked up to be!   Having come up with an amazing, viable plan, that became immediately unviable as soon as my grown up (Adam) explained the real world to me, I kind of want to tell serendipity to … More Serendipity…

‘Would I ever be though?’: A Review of Sarah Alderson’s “Can We Live Here?”

“I cannot believe two things: one, that kids these days are such little shits in this part of the world, and two, that within minutes of re-entry into my native land I’m as aggressive and mean as everyone else who lives here”   As a teacher, I am far too painfully aware of the foremost point … More ‘Would I ever be though?’: A Review of Sarah Alderson’s “Can We Live Here?”

Terrible Toupee

Recently I spoke of our difficult decision regarding the cancellation of our Californian roadtrip and how the uncertainty regarding America’s upcoming election had played some part in this. In my other life- the one where I have to stay still- I was presented with this. Written by a 12 year old girl in my English … More Terrible Toupee