Who you calling a silly cow, you stupid poo poo head?

Last week my driving escapades stooped to a new level when a fellow female driver felt it necessary to wind down her window and express her displeasure with a verbal tirade, likening my road skills to that of grazing cattle. I was on a narrow road and had just had to do some splendid manoeuvring (ifContinue reading “Who you calling a silly cow, you stupid poo poo head?”

Digging oneself out of the ‘sit’ – why you should never lie to children

  One had a very minor incident in one’s automobile this evening while ferrying her young son around and a tiny little expletive – it was nothing really – might have escaped one’s lips.  Think I got away with it though, don’t think he heard. “Mummy?” “Erm, yes”, I say, while regaining normal dignity and composure.Continue reading “Digging oneself out of the ‘sit’ – why you should never lie to children”

Nuts, or creative?

When driving my son home from school this afternoon he declared, “Look, mummy, that cloud looks like a dragon!” And so it did.  There it was with its long nose breathing out smoke, as clear as day over the skies of Worthing. “Yes, but it could also be a dolphin,” I pointed out. “Oh yes,Continue reading “Nuts, or creative?”