Tag Archives: experiences

How NOT to make money

We sold cupcakes at a market today. Wanna know how much money we made? Yeah, me too. Let’s work it out. I feel like a schoolkid with a smashed piggy bank, pouring the contents of the money bag onto the … Continue reading

Posted in Eating, Life in general | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Valentine’s Day Poem

Valentine’s Day is a day of love of ourselves mostly; of the idea of someone to spoil; of the misguided notion that a rose or a chocolate or a candlelit meal will wedge itself into the heaving heart or beating … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general, The single life | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Biggest Loser

So, I’ve started at a new school. I really wanted to be out of the classroom all day this year, but circumstances and my mortgage have conspired against me. When I left my previous school a year ago, I had … Continue reading

Posted in Eating, Life in general | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pour some sugar on me

You know how I tried the High Fat Low Carb way of eating at the end of last year? Well, as predicted, I couldn’t sustain it for more than two weeks. It was counter-intuitive for me to eat so much … Continue reading

Posted in Eating | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If you prick us, do we not bleed?

Shakespeare understood blood. He knew the power it held over his characters and his audience. He used it in Shylock’s persuasive, and possibly heart-wrenching, utterance when trying to prove that we are all the same – ‘If you prick us, … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Living in the Real World

Like Neo in The Matrix do you sometimes have difficulty discerning what the real world is? Do you ever find yourself in situations that seem so other-worldly, you start to wonder if you have slipped through a tear in the fabric of … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Dilemma

‘Dilemma’ song – sung to the tune of Camila Cabello’s ‘Havanna’: Dilemma, ooh na-na (ay) Half of my head has a dilemma, ooh-na-na (ay, ay) Do I keep eating avocada, na-na-na When all I want is a banana (ay) There’s … Continue reading

Posted in Eating | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment