I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 3

Despite your misgivings I actually use the same numbering system as humans, so read part 1 first then part 2 etcetera. So I survived The Literary Dinner and Gavin had called and was in the car outside.  Actually I had sent him a message to come in when he got there and join us for … Continue reading I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 3

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I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 2

Don't read this if you haven't read Part 1. I was going to see my hero that evening. First I got involved decorating the room, after some general lifting and putting down, actually I played the girl card and some volunteer workers from the local prison scheme did it for me, I was supposed to … Continue reading I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 2

I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 1

I have been talking to lots of real humans lately.  So at the moment I feel like a juggler whose thrown a dozen eggs in the air, I have realised that having lost sight of them I will not be able to catch them and I am just waiting for them to splatter before I … Continue reading I Think My Human Costume Is Wearing Out. Part 1

Teenagers and Trust

I have 4 daughters, if you only include humans.  Given my topic today is how far to trust children out of your sight I think it's safe to only include the humans because I don't let the pets leave the place without supervision. I love pets!  I believe all animals have rights but I do … Continue reading Teenagers and Trust

He Let His Mind Wander, Now People Will See It.

My husband has started a blog.  Oh I know you may recall that I actually made him a blog as a present; but its not that one.  He is still ignoring that one; but do I feel bitter?  Yes, yes I do, very bitter, more bitter than usual if you can believe that. It is … Continue reading He Let His Mind Wander, Now People Will See It.

My Little Genius

Tabitha is in year 11 and thanks to the years of delays in obtaining therapy her coping strategies are completely inadequate to the new level of tension.   The cracks started to show at the end of last year; studying the Holocaust upset her so much it effected all her subjects.  I wanted her to … Continue reading My Little Genius

Weather Forecast

Our eldest is going to Super Nova or some such thing tomorrow and is a bit nervous.  Not because of the possible gravitation issues, its a collecting, sci/fi thingamajig not a astrological whatsit.  I think my linguistic skills are compromised by a lack of sleep. Anyway she is nervous because she is basically a recluse … Continue reading Weather Forecast

What’s Happening? Warning depressing content.

I have 45 years of depression and anxiety cycles behind me.  I know how they work.  I know so well that the knowledge has for years blunted the deeper end of depression. I go down, triggered by a mixture of sensory hazards; summer heat & brightness for example, memory; an event that has caused problems … Continue reading What’s Happening? Warning depressing content.

Has the Clothes Fairy Exploded?

I walked into my room this morning and stood still in shock.  What had happened?  A cyclone or has the Clothes Fairy exploded?  Then I remembered the boyfriend was visiting and this is how teenagers clean up. Yes my youngest complained because her boyfriend was visiting and there was laundry on the dining room table. … Continue reading Has the Clothes Fairy Exploded?

Man Concussion

Don't blame me, he said it.  "I have man concussion like man flu!" You know how when a woman gets concussion she reassures the kids and gets on with it (actually I was nicer & got more done because I was confused); men use their baby has a boo-boo voice and need someone to cut the … Continue reading Man Concussion