The Storm Without*

“I’ve found some ‘Winston Churchill’ daffodil bulbs for you,” Mum says, kneeling on the decking in my garden. “Thank you, Mum,” I say.  Who would have thought that Adulthood would consist of counting-down-the-days-till-can-see-my-parentals each week, I think.   After Mum has planted my bulbs, she tidies my bookshelves. “Mum, please can you help me change […]

Bye Bye Baby*

Watching Kate Middleton: Heir We Go Again.   It is definitely a bit rubbish and has not very good ‘experts’ but am enjoying it.  “Do you think this is good, then,” my brother says, as we see Kate: flawless in a sunflower yellow dress, perfect shiny dark hair, amazing smile.  Her white, even teeth gleam. […]