He broke as many plates as he took a mop to, chipped most cups he encountered -  but it was the pots and pans than really insulted his masculinity.  Even the toughest of them had their surfaces scraped, leaving grooves in the non-stick or copper bottoms. No glassware was safe in his company.  I blamed… Continue reading Washing-Up


Something on the bathroom floor - small, silent and black, with a lot of legs.  It's also perfectly still, but know it's not dead, yet.  Only a common house spider, not the sort to leap on a chair and scream about  - but it should be out doing something useful like eating flies or weaving… Continue reading Vermin