Category Archives: Home sweet home

Dispensation from gravity

Stepping into the husband’s office this afternoon, I spotted this: Intrigued, I stepped closer: And yes, I do realize that this apparent miracle is a reflection on my housekeeping skills or lack thereof. But I have been known to go … Continue reading

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A girl can dream

In response to the infamous selfie, the Guardian has set up a site for the (obviously much more interesting) shelfie. Consequently, I’ve been spending more time than I’d care to admit drooling over other people’s bookshelves. It’s also reassuring to … Continue reading

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Conversations with our neighbour

(Grunting noises from behind the hedge.) Me: What’s wrong? Her: Oh, technology is defeating me today. Me, interpreting the sounds: Your bicycle pump? (Rummaging sounds from her shed.) Her: Oh, this one is better! Me: You should throw the other … Continue reading

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