Strange word, “freesias”, don’t you agree? If you didn’t know what it meant, it could mean anything. (Well that’s true of any word, come to think of it.)Continue reading
A photo of fresh fruit free for kids.Continue reading
Tiny tip for well-being in your old age: welcome novelty with open arms.
My mother Celia would have adored this notice: “Alien abduction zone WARNING.” She would have camped out beside the sign, semaphoring a message to all aliens in the area: “Pick me! Pick me!”Continue reading
How should you balance action and description in a family memoir? Let’s assume that you’re writing a personal story of your life, constructed one fragment at a time. The intended audience is your family, not the general public. (You may fantasise about a best seller, but it won’t be this book.)Continue reading
I forgot to say that I’ve had husbands/ I’ve had lovers in my day. /And they mattered. /They mattered far too much.Continue reading