Category Archives: humor

Cautionary tales – part two.

So the Bolivians are happy again but a couple of Greenlanders are pestering me for the next installment. So here you go – I spent my mid to late 30’s at University valiantly struggling against the unabashedly suburban experiences I … Continue reading

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Cautionary Tales part one

So for those of you following along at home, my literary output has been noticeably absent. There is an understandable void in the Blogosphere as a result and frankly my huge Bolivian fan base is getting antsy – so let’s … Continue reading

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Coffee

It’s been one of those days when I wish I wore a uniform and carried an electric cattle prod. As if my job isn’t excruciating enough without having to deal with large life forms in stretch pants meandering in pairs … Continue reading

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Status update – from go to woe

Welcome to the world and welcome to Facebook where your entire life from zygote to delivery has been assiduously documented. From the remarkable 4D scan (ok, about that…forgive me if I’m a tad cynical about the actual geometric possibilities of … Continue reading

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Ageing Beauty

So there I was swathed in capes and towels contemplating the furrow of lurex threads adorning my part line and wondering when my regrowth touchups went from every three months to every five weeks, when a magazine cover caught my … Continue reading

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Not a brainiac.

I took my second Lumosity research study assessment yesterday and despite almost daily training sessions it appears I am a moron… …seriously dense ….really quite the dunce. It’s chiefly the areas of problem solving and attention that seem to be … Continue reading

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Game of shut up!

They’re at it again. A thumping piano and a swelling chorus of voices punctuated by an intermittent baritone. For several months now there have been daily rehearsals. When the roller door at the back of their warehouse is open an … Continue reading

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The knead to relax.

My relationship with all forms of beauty therapy is fraught at best. In the interest of background research please now refer to last years blog post, ‘The Spa Treatment’, for further insight into the vagaries of salons… and Croatians. For … Continue reading

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Dude, where’s my service?

Years ago in a fresher time I’d hear women complain about feeling invisible and figured it was because of their obvious facial hair or general air of disintegration. Darl, I thought, it’s time to embrace laser hair removal and lose … Continue reading

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The Dinner Party

I’m not a great cook, but I love to eat and I know with absolute certainty that the tripe, smoked cod and lumpy, grey mashed potatoes I had the misfortune of growing up with are fit for no-one but the … Continue reading

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