Monthly Archives: May 2012

Happy Birthday Amro

My Twitter has gone berserk this morning with the mention of one name. He isn’t a politician or a bloke off of the telly. He’s a quiet, unassuming academic – a physicist. His name is Amro. Why is my feed … Continue reading

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Bronowski. Auschwitz.

These words aren’t mine but I love them. I think of them when people say, “All Muslims are…/all gypsies are…etc.” “It is said that science will dehumanise people and turn them into numbers. That is false, tragically false. Look for … Continue reading

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Stop Matronising Me

If you tweet, you may have come across the fabulous @_millymoo. She’s a barrister and a clever ‘un too. She introduced me to a new word (coined by @ozgirlnc). MATRONISING – women telling other women that they’re not doing it … Continue reading

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Simply Irresistible

Things I will never be able to resist. Waving back to a puppet Nuzzling a baby’s neck Singing both parts of “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” – loudly, badly. A fingerful of peanut butter Stroking fur Chocolate ginger Popping bubble wrap Sniffing flowers over garden walls Red shoes Paddling Biting the end … Continue reading

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X Marks the Spot

 Guest post – another lovely story from @PrincessofVP 🙂 The Princess was sitting in the window seat of the tallest tower in her palace. This was her favourite seat as she could see the Dryad’s forest and, if she craned … Continue reading

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