Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sistahs

Once upon a time there were three pairs. Three pairs of sistahs. There was the Granny pair, the Mummy pair and the little Baby pair. The three pairs were very alike but at the same time very different. Three years … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty

If I hadn’t known better I would have sworn you were simply asleep. Your eyes were peacefully closed, your mouth resting and at ease and your cheek was warm under my hand. I was sure I could see the almost … Continue reading

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Summer blues

Autumn has arrived but we still have the summer blues. The crisp, clear blue of the cloudless, morning sky. The pale, fading blue of the last hardy geraniums. And the deep, dark, midnight blue that settled into our hearts this … Continue reading

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Bye bye babies…

Today is my daughter E’s 21st birthday and her little blister L will be 18 on Friday. It seems like yesterday that my waters broke and I naively thought I had spent too long in the bath, soaking up too … Continue reading

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Beige is the new brown

Ever wondered why we rarely see actresses receiving their well-deserved (ahem) Oscars wearing a dark brown dress? Or the news reader sporting a brown jacket with matching brown tie? Or the weather girl pointing at her invisible map attired in … Continue reading

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These feet are made for walkin’

I was showered with birthday gifts. Spoilt rotten I was with presents ranging from the amazingly wonderful week’s holiday in a very fancy all-inclusive resort in Portugal where all I did was eat, drink, sleep, eat, do zumba, eat, dance, … Continue reading

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Countdown

In less than an hour it will be my 50th birthday, a day I have been thinking about for months maybe even years. Me, fifty years old? How did that happen? I blinked and a half century went by without … Continue reading

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