Tag Archives: Winter2020

Rotten Head

Small Z has always been germ-averse. Always. I have taken great joy over the years watching her flinch when someone coughs or sneezes nearby. So of course, when a kid she’d spent all day with at school commented at the end of the day that she’d had a horrible day because of a sore throat, …

Wheels

Like a goldfish, I am surprised all over again by sedentary existence of owning a car. Yes. A car. Another car. Passing by the money drain and moving on, we now have Goldie – a 2007 T30 Nissan X-Trail – the most modern and startlingly ubiquitous car I have ever associated with. To the point …

Lucky Dip

Waaaaay back in time when we moved aboard the boat in 2015 (and remained in the boatyard for 18 Very Long Months) I bought a Tempur Visco-Elastic queen sized mattress on eBay, hoping that excellent sleep would make up for cold water only and spiralling mental health. At that point M was okaying anything that …