Machines Of Easy Virtue*

Seb is engaged in a duel with the computer.  He is trying to sort out how to watch a film on the TV, using the HDMI cable.   “Look, I’ve got the screen bigger now, show you,” I say.  Am proud of my newfound ability to use the Screen button. “But the picture is not […]

Love Story, With Murders*

“I love you,” I say to Seb, expecting no answer.  After all, I tell him that I love him about a hundred times an hour when we’re together. “I love you,” he says.  He’s never said this before.  He mumbles it into my neck but that’s what I think I hear. “Do you?” I say, […]

Happiness*

It’s horrible being back from holiday and on my first bus of the two I need to make it to the office.  So am going to take up After The Rain’s gauntlet and share a list of ‘Fifty Things That Make Me Happy’. 1.  The fluffy monster.  The softest, most orange and most affectionate cat […]

The Love Detective*

Rarely have I woken up feeling less like going to the gym.  And yet, it’s unusual to wake up feeling and looking this fat.  So, here I am, pedalling away on my bike. Pain Inventory: 1.  Tummy ache – too much food I would imagine. 2. Pains in arms – from weights, so good. 3. […]

Happy Days*

Just having a little cry about how much am going to miss Seb, how am not going to see him for ages and so on.  Then all of a sudden two nice things happen: 1.  See the attached sign outside a pub.  So now am smiling about my lovely weekend instead of crying. 2.  Dave […]

Chianti With My Unicorn

Reasons to be cheerful: 1.  Have a unicorn.  Have always wanted one. 2.  See brother in three weeks. 3.  Am back together with Seb. 4.  And going to see him in ten days time. 5.  Hopefully we can go here: http://www.terreaterre.co.uk 6.  Watching Inspector Lynley for the first time in ages. 7.  Soon is supper […]