Last week one of my favourite magazines had ‘blushing’ in their UP section. ‘Adorable,’ it said. Pffft, I thought. Blushing is only adorable in children because when an adult’s face turns into a giant, ripe tomato it shouts: UTTERLY UNSURE ABOUT THIS SITUATION! which is not helpful unless facing crocodiles. In a meeting, it’s a disaster. During my … More Blushing Is About As Much Fun As Going To Work Naked. Actually Worse.
Before summer, we asked the ‘Dactyl what she wanted to be when she grew up. She said, after marrying her brother—which alarmed us slightly—that she wanted to “stay home and do nothing like Mummy.” Crikey. Nothing? That worried me more than wanting to marry Bob. “Best you get a job,” said the Dimple. “Inspire your … More The Space Pilot, The Sewer, The Jock And Her Lover.