Just one minute

Sixty seconds.  A hundred steps. That’s all it takes to remove myself from the humming modern city and walk into a minute’s worth of discovered peace. And I have an anonymous selfish git to thank for this discovery. An individual so caught up in his (her?) own parking problems that they forgot to realise that … Continue reading

Happy Families

In the Younubogue Family can I have the daughter please? Oh, that’s me. And the sister? Me too. Wife? Mother? Aunt? Each card seems to bear a little picture of me. That must be because I play all these roles in this ever-increasing family. We all play multiple roles in fact. And as I watched … Continue reading

A Bridge with a View

I cross it twice almost each day, But never stop, and never stay To look at what this vision holds. I’m always late, or it’s too cold.   Today’s the day to right that wrong, I won’t waste time, I won’t be long. I’ll stand right here, halfway across, My hands upon this wall of … Continue reading

Spring forward!

Spring has sprung. Well, the date has come and gone anyway. But it’s blinking freezing here. I even saw a sprinkling of frost on the neighbour’s roof this morning as I quickly opened the shutters onto a hazy, misty sky. We had one beautifully mild day last week when we all thought we could remove … Continue reading

Twinkle Toes

Goodness gracious, are my feet ugly at the moment! The winter collection of colours does absolutely nothing for them. The gungy mustard tone under the big nail, the pale brown stripes on the others, the black furriness of a few stray foot hairs and the dark grey shade that seems to linger at the base … Continue reading