Loving Girls

I never used to ‘do girls’. Let me quickly rephrase before you think I’ve made a surprising life decision. I never used to ‘be a girls’s girl’. I used to think I was a lad’s girl. If you stuck me in a room with a gang of Lynx-wearing boys (or Brut for the more sensitive souls)…

The Little Pool

I’m on the tube. To my left I have a man who smells of rice and has paint on his jeans, and to my right I have a lady holding a wet umbrella. The umbrella is dripping on the floor and making a little pool of water which jiggles as we shunt along. I can’t…

Boobies Are Funny

I was counting Viola’s freckles and had just got to 17 when she began prodding my boob. “Boobies are funny.”, she said with a giggle. “I suppose they are”, I replied, staring down at her 5 year old little finger, prodding away. “Compared to war and treading in dog poo and stuff.” We carried on like…

Elliot’s Wisdom

There’s a lot of wisdom to be found in this world if you know where to find it. I think the Dalai Lama said that. He was probably in a hurry; he’s said better things.Like “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” Nailed it. And “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”…