Category Archives: Writing

Cocky Delusions of Creative Grandeur

Beautiful bird, is it not?  The Cockerel? The diminutive, Cock and Cocky have been used for year – YEARS – as nicknames, slang, euphemisms… a versatile and well-used word.  We’ve all heard it, read it and/or used it.  It is … Continue reading

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Bikini Lines

My strimmer’s broken – and yes, I did replace the wire!  This is the fourth one in as many years.  I know they’re not expensive but what a waste!  I’ve mowed the lawn but there is a definite unkempt look to … Continue reading

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Bea’s Basin

I have a favourite cooking knife.  Seriously, I am one of those women who comes into your kitchen, offers to help and then moans incessantly about how rubbish your knives are before you lose all patience, stuff a bowl of … Continue reading

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Not in my name

Excuse me?  Where did the words in this post disappear to?  Is someone censoring me?

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Turn Off The Sound

I heard an interesting piece of advice once: if you want to see the true state of a relationship (and we were discussing film stars at the time) watch an interview with the couple and turn off the sound.  The dynamics … Continue reading

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Where’s The Key?

I refer to a clockwork key as it is that time when I have to wind myself up ready for the start of a new school year.  This morning we had the pep talk to fire up our enthusiasm, greeted colleagues … Continue reading

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Rewind

If you’ve been reading my FB updates or tweets then you’ll know that a few days ago my hard drive stopped working.  It has since been replaced and I have now restored as much as I can – not off the … Continue reading

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