Category Archives: Writing
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
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
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
Excuse me? Where did the words in this post disappear to? Is someone censoring me?
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
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
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