Monthly Archives: December 2011

Marriage

I love mornings. Not getting up, that bit is lousy; but I love the coming to life of a house, my family. ¬†The fights for the bathroom, the loo, the attempts to pass on the stairs, the raiding of the … Continue reading

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Words to live by – Babies don’t keep

Mother, O’ Mother, come shake out your cloth, Empty the dustpan, poison the moth. Hang out the washing, make up the bed, Sew on a button and butter the bread. Where is the mother whose house is so shocking? She’s … Continue reading

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The Nativity

It is irrefutable fact. ¬†Alfie and Christmas do not mix. We have had the year Alfie hid under a duvet moaning in the corner because scary wrapped lumps had invaded his house, supposedly delivered by an intruder in a red … Continue reading

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