Monthly Archives: June 2013

Our True Intent is all for Your Delight

Ahh the Great British institution that is Butlins holiday camps. I didn’t go to a Butlin’s but I went to Pontins a similar franchise a few times with our Dad. Butlins had red coats and Pontins had blue coats I … Continue reading

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#Dadmos

Dad and I meet for lunch at Bozzers (Boswells) Dad over pronounces to the cashier what he’d like really enunciating Bluuueeeberry muffin and doing weird am dram pauses between that and a coke – he always has a coke. I … Continue reading

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Meg’s pet cemetery and other morbid ‘tails’

I have just been reminiscing about how as a child I wrote poetry about our hamster’s cancer and sketched him in a dignified portrait. Mum wept over it’s beauty and felt I really ‘got’ Colin and that my little sister … Continue reading

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Claustrophobic And Mum Knows It!!! (teenage bedrooms!)

Let me start by sharing with you a song by a teenage girl and her little sister about an insufficiently small bedroom the year is 1994… Living in a shoe box (1994) “I am in a shoe box Claustrophobic and … Continue reading

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