November 2012

in vodka veritas

28.11.2012 | 21:54 | Read article

My Mum could never pronounce the word ‘menstruation’. It always came out as ‘menu-stration’. (Can you tell echoes here of an attempt at a bird-and-bees…

Parliamo Pasta

15.11.2012 | 09:28 | Read article

Auntie Penny popped into my head today, completely derailing my train of thought. There I was, walking along in the autumn sunshine, minding my own…

Another ‘remembrance day’

11.11.2012 | 22:29 | Read article

I bought my poppy last night from a decorated old soldier in the shop where I bought my cabbage and peppers on the way home…

Fencing boobs

10.11.2012 | 23:28 | Read article

It’s strange how a half-forgotten name, or just a song, can trigger a set of old memories. Sometimes melancholy, other times humorous. This one is…

An unexpected milestone.

3.11.2012 | 20:19 | Read article

Saturday is always my day to go for a long walk, no matter what walking I may have done during the week, and no matter…