Time Bomb*

“Hello,” I say, answering the flat phone at 10.05am this morning.  I’ve been asleep for thirteen hours but am still exhausted. “Hello my love,” Seb says. “Oh wow, you’re calling me,” I say.  “I’m sorry that I missed your other calls but I was at the office and…” “The thing is,” Seb says.  “I can […]

Waiting For Wednesday*

As we wait for the New Royal Baby, am reminiscing by watching When Kate Met William.  Love is so nice, particularly when it is a Prince falling in love with “a normal middle class girl”.  And, oh look, here is My Prince Harry being born. Happy Four Year Anniversary to William and Kate anyway as […]

A Kind Of Alaska*

Back at the gym, I gaze out of the window. Darkness falls and the gym ceiling lights are reflected in the glass: throwing yellow oblongs on the slate grey sky. On the television screen, a flock of cranes take off and glide past a mountain range. Must be Natural World. Here’s a polar bear. Maybe […]