Sunday Sesh: Friendship

I want to talk about friendship on a philosophical level. What prompted me was an article in┬ámy weekly Brainpickings newsletter, I realised that there has been a lot of thought-action …

Accent-orise

I found myself sitting at a table with a group of friends recently in an in-depth conversation about accents. How do our lives affect the accent we have? And why …

Joan And Judy

Part Eighteen The townsfolk of Pickleberry poured from the community hall like hot scrambled eggs from a Tupperware container. Mr Cummings stumbled over the gutter then hopped towards the town’s …

Joan And Judy

Part Thirteen You have done it now, haven’t you Joan? I know what’s in your pie, you selfish cow! Judy threw herself on Joan and started punching Joan’s bony arms …

Joan And Judy

Part Twelve The shock of Joan’s change of taste affected everyone. Some refused to try the pie and didn’t talk to Joan before leaving. Others, enjoyed the pie immensely and …

Joan And Judy

Part Eleven Yes, Joan knew it was always better to keep her mouth closed, remain polite and stay on the fence during critical town discussions, especially on bake-off day. This …

Joan And Judy

Part Ten She should have brought the chainsaw – limbs are difficult to hack off with a knife – she would try to remember this for next time. Mrs Moo …