How to get mothers day right

A simple ‘I love you Mum’ is all every Mum really wants on Mother’s Day.  I just read this claptrap on a theatre flyer. NO – It is not.  I’m calling it early and in time for any kids or Dads out there with that as a plan. The shops are open all day or phone a florist….

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Living in an earthquake

16.14, Thursday. 24 Nov 2017 “ Feeling a bit worse and more short of breath so about to have a Chest X-Ray. I will call you once I’ve seen it”   Colin I’m not sure if Id ever given serious contemplation to how my world could change suddenly from one minute to the next. I’ve seen…

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The For Fucks Sake Furrow (FFSF)

From across the road she saw it today. The FFSF The ‘nearly beat’ line of frustration bored between my eyebrows when its been “one of those mornings”.   The number 11 lines, the ‘for fucks sake furrow’, “that big knife cut in the middle of your head” (thanks for the line nephew.) I started to grin as…

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See Me Roar, Watch me Crumble

The Ice Maiden – that was my nickname in years gone by, given to me by ambulance staff attending the Emergency department  (ED) I worked in near Liverpool (UK.)  I was clearly a dichotomy; as to most (not all) of the junior staff I was “one of the nice ones”. The Ice maiden (also wolf…

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