"Hello? Hello?" "Hi Dad." "Alright, everyone?" "Hello? Hello? Can you hear me?" "Yes, Dad, we can hear you." "Ah, good." "What did they say?" "They said they can hear us." "Oh good. Can you turn it up a bit?" "Have you got your hearing aid in?" "Um.... no." "Go and put your hearing aid in. … Continue reading Family group chats.
During this time of international lockdown, I have rediscovered a joy for Words with Friends (the app and also video calls, but here I am talking about the app). I am, however, constantly exasperated by the way the app makes up words which it allows you to play, despite the fact that they would never … Continue reading Oops. Words with Friends.
Two weeks ago, I bought an exercise bike. The reasons are complex, but to make a very long, very sad, very self-pitying story short, an incredibly attractive man told me to. OK, so I can see I am actually going to need some context here. The man was a physiotherapist, firstly, and his incredible attractiveness … Continue reading He bloody tricked me.
Do you have any idea what I've just been doing? I have been wielding a pair of tweezers, trying to pluck out all the wiry black hairs that have suddenly decided to sprout from my face. I swear this is some epic bullshit, right here. At no point, in my life, has anyone mentioned that … Continue reading Getting Older
So Ma and I play this "game" where we tell each other the names of people's children, and then we judge them. OK, you know what, that sounds a lot less creepy in my head. Wait! Don't go, come back, let me explain. Basically, we noticed (well, Ma and her mate Lib - hi Lib!) … Continue reading The Baby Names Game