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The Resurrection

The GR has resurrected herself. Bang on cue. Just in time for Easter. It's Day 1 of the "holidays" and her timing is impeccable once again. Her little-black-cloak has been dry-cleaned, in honour of the numerous jollifications planned and her scythe has been sharpened, ready to strike anyone or anything that, quite frankly, has the audacity to Gd'dam… Continue reading The Resurrection

Health · Home and Family · Marriage · sacrifice

The Ten O’clock Rule

It's 10.36 on a Saturday night And I'm in bed. I'm in bed with a reputation that is starting to precede me. Dinner-party done, table tidied, guests gone. It's only 10.36 pm and already I'm tucked up, amid crisp white layers of laundry-fresh bedded bliss. Delicious. Delicious it may sound, from time to time, either alone… Continue reading The Ten O’clock Rule

Health · Home and Family · Working mum

Tune in, cop out

Tonight I need to immerse myself in shit. Not shit of the wallowing kind just the usual trash on TV. I thought I should make it clear because I sense that you're struggling to let go. The kids are asleep, the washing in piles. It's not that i'm tired - I don't even have a… Continue reading Tune in, cop out