Archive of ‘Isn’t life funny’ category

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…

How to feel like an old hag

I have to confess I have been feeling a bit less youthful in recent years. I’ve tried to figure it out. Could it be because I need to stop flicking through my phone when I wake up in the night (such a loser) or because I should have a bit less wine and a bit […] Read more…

How to annoy your mother in five easy steps

An excerpt from the early memoirs of Prime Minister Gabe, leader of the free world. Then aged 3 and three quarters. A letter to his first ever school friend Dylan. Yo Dylan! How are you doing my main man? I’ve had the most fabbulious summer holiday but have missed hanging out with you my buddy. […] Read more…

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