Archive of ‘Isn’t life funny’ category

Kids, things that are just not on

Dear children, I once had to write Daddy a letter to remind him of the rules, which he was flouting far too frequently for my liking. It is with sad regret that I now feel that I have no choice but to also remind you three of your contractual obligations as well. When I signed […] Read more…

The Nik Naks Nark

It was just a normal Saturday. It was just a normal shopping trip. It was just a normal supermarket shelf. *Oh sorry this is to be said in a blockbuster action movie trailer voice. You need to go back and start again…* They thought this would be a food shop just like any other. They […] Read more…

Man the hell up woman

It started when I was pregnant with my oldest and a story was on the news about a penguin whose baby had been stolen from the zoo. They kept showing a picture of the mother pining for him. Oh my days. I was a sobbing wreck before the day had begun.The new husband was a […] Read more…

Patience: wherefore art thou patience?

Patience. It has left the building. I knew it would eventually. Impatient git. Although I have never been the most tolerant of women (think slow walkers and call queues), having children has tested me to the limits at times. Take last night as an example. I had a grumpy little boy up in the dead […] Read more…

Cilla: surprise, surprise

A strange thing happened to me this week. I found myself sniffling joyfully at Cilla, the ITV three-part drama about Cilla Black. I know. I know! How can this be? Although I did cry at the Coleman sauce advert as well this week so my cheese-monitor can’t be trusted. Even though Sheridan Smith is just […] Read more…

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