Should’ve gone to Specsavers

Last week, for the first time ever, I set foot in an opticians. Getting my eyes tested had been on my rolling ‘to do’ list for the past ten years but as my vision had always been fine it was one of those constantly deferred tasks. But recently, as I began to get headaches when reading…

Here’s to you

Enjoyed celebrating my birthday with a bunch of friends last night. Think I’m feeling ultra-nostalgic at the moment – what with all my packing up and imminent change and all that – but even so I couldn’t help but be happy for this moment. Am loving this Brooke Fraser song which seems to capture where I’m at…

Like a Grown Up

“This is quite grown up, isn’t it?” commented Ness on Friday, as we stood in the bleak corridor of Self Storage while the two Nice Young Men walked to and fro from the van to the storage unit, carting Granny’s Dresser, Granny’s fold-up camper mattress, and the bed frame that we’d proudly taken apart ourselves…

Sign of a crisis

  This road sign has always prompted a mini crisis. Even though I’ve driven past it a billion times, it always kicks off the same thought process. The thought process goes as follows: Firstly, I always read it as Central Asia not Central Area, and my heart gives a cheery little involuntary flutter. Hmmm, I then…