Monthly Archives: February 2012

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Is It So Difficult?

Is it so difficult? I mean, is it really that hard to give the toilet a flush now and then? While we’re on the subject, a bit of bleach and some toilet duck wouldn’t go amiss. The kitchen sink is not a toilet. My hair

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Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness

“Cleanliness is next to godliness, or so they say. I’ve been next to godliness though and there’s nothing clean about it. It’s filthy, dirty, stained,” he would have laughed, but instead he frowned. It should have been a joke, but it didn’t come out like

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The Mystery Spot

The house was on the hill halfway down the road. It drew your eye as you walked to the cat rescue place, and the reason was obvious. A tiny, dilapidated hut of a place nesting- squatting, it seemed- amongst the well-kept, modern homes. It was

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Sunday afternoon

I paused for a moment, looking around the main room before I nodded, slowly, with regret as I shut the door, thinking of her. I could still see her in my mind, laughing at a witticism, groaning at a weak pun, but mostly smiling, wide

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Every Man Needs a Shed

Being the only man in a family can be a little trying. Daughters, nieces, granddaughters, wife and female dogs. It is, my wife tells me smilingly, my lot in life to be surrounded by beautiful women. Well, that is so and I can hardly complain