Tag Archives: beauty

Oh those Summer Nights…

It’s summertime. Today is the longest day of the year. Thus the shortest night too. As I write it’s almost ten pm and the sun is just about still up, around the front of the house, donning its pyjamas, brushing … Continue reading

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Just one minute

Sixty seconds.  A hundred steps. That’s all it takes to remove myself from the humming modern city and walk into a minute’s worth of discovered peace. And I have an anonymous selfish git to thank for this discovery. An individual … Continue reading

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Hair today, hair tomorrow

This morning is the morning after. On these mornings I avoid looking in the mirror until I forget what I am trying to avoid and catch a glimpse of myself as I approach the breakfast table. Then this is the … Continue reading

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Happy Families

In the Younubogue Family can I have the daughter please? Oh, that’s me. And the sister? Me too. Wife? Mother? Aunt? Each card seems to bear a little picture of me. That must be because I play all these roles … Continue reading

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A Bridge with a View

I cross it twice almost each day, But never stop, and never stay To look at what this vision holds. I’m always late, or it’s too cold.   Today’s the day to right that wrong, I won’t waste time, I … Continue reading

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Spring forward!

Spring has sprung. Well, the date has come and gone anyway. But it’s blinking freezing here. I even saw a sprinkling of frost on the neighbour’s roof this morning as I quickly opened the shutters onto a hazy, misty sky. … Continue reading

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Twinkle Toes

Goodness gracious, are my feet ugly at the moment! The winter collection of colours does absolutely nothing for them. The gungy mustard tone under the big nail, the pale brown stripes on the others, the black furriness of a few … Continue reading

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Excuse me while I powder my nose

Never in a million years did I think I would be able to utter these seven little words, and actually mean them. Of course I could have used them at a posh party instead of the somewhat ruder – ‘Please … Continue reading

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This guy above us

I had the most hilarious conversation at work the other day with my lovely colleague L. We were having lunch together and I casually mentioned ‘Did you see the sky this morning? Amazing! Very dark with pink wavy streaks and … Continue reading

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