Man joke

Man joke

When we were preparing our move to the country, every Saturday we would visit the building site that was going to be our future home. We admired the holes in the walls, the electric wires hanging loose, and the overall mess. It was obviously a work in progress, even we could see that! Because personally,...

Marital cruelty

Marital cruelty

'If you participated in Style by Jury*, they would change a lot about you,' my husband suddenly declared, while spreading his sandwich with a thick layer of peanut butter. 'How's that?' 'Well, look at yourself!' Style by husband 'Perhaps my hair,' I agreed. He nodded enthusiastically. 'And different clothes!' But now his sudden interest in...

Word jokes

Word jokes

My husband loves word jokes, and even after fifteen years of marriage, they still catch me by unpleasant surprise. Word jokes So when he told me in a sad voice: 'Your Google earnings today are nothing to write home about,' I was worried. 'Are they very bad?' I asked, because the last time he spoke...

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

Last night I had a terrible nightmare, about the end of the world. This big tsunami swept over our house and took everything with it. And I remember being angry with God because obviously, he hadn't kept up his end of his bargain with Noah. Nightmare As if that wasn't bad enough, I then dreamt...

Bird watching

Bird watching

Since I read Sally Hinchcliffe's exciting thriller about birdwatching, Out of a clear sky, I like to think of myself as a bit of a birdwatcher! So when I looked out the living room window, and spotted a rather exotic looking bird perching in the apple tree, my heart skipped a few beats in excitement!...