We were back at Linda’s, bright and early on a Saturday morning. The sheep chewed outside the kitchen door. I turned towards Linda as Delphine began a writing task that Linda had just set. ‘Linda, do you think I should send Delphine to Penglais?’ Linda … Continue reading Doing It Yourself Not Quite
Ok, work equals identity. We all know that. I have a family member that really goes with this idea. Duh. I used to go with this idea. It was no big deal working in your twenties. Add a couple of kids to the mix, a … Continue reading Work?
So, if we humans gossip to decide what is and isn’t culturally acceptable – what would the gossip be.. about me? Oh shit. Because you never think that way around. Unless it’s mixed with a shovel of shame. I can hear it now. ‘Is she … Continue reading Reasons to Love Wales, Part Two
So I’m pissed with Austerity. She’s such a bitch. She and Regina and Chastity can drown in some Victorian lake. While Lord Byron recites poetry. When we were on Quest, we heard things at home had taken a turn for the worse. We read about … Continue reading Gossip Makes the School Go Round
The clouds were moving so fast this morning. Streaking across the sky over the hills as if running to catch a bus. Dark grey over light grey; Wales at its grey October finest. Why do I live here I found myself wondering? Since I’m not … Continue reading Waley Wales
Some people meet in the ether, no? People who, on the face of it, seem to have nothing obvious in common. You feel it though; there’s something about them.. a scent you pick up in their presence.. a glint in their eyes or the note … Continue reading Shocking Similarities
So with one fell swoop, Linda entered our lives. Every Saturday morning, I’d take Delphine, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed (sometimes more like half-asleep and zombie-looking) to Linda’s. And every Saturday morning, in which I was paying not a small amount for my efforts, I’d get told … Continue reading We Are