…I was excitedly preparing for a month in New York in the early spring.
If you’d told me that within a year I’d not only have not gone to the US, but that I’d stopped having my hair cut and coloured, and that I’d stopped going out to see friends, I’d have thought that I must have had some sort of breakdown, or I’d been arrested for a crime I didn’t commit.
Or maybe did commit. Why I’m so sure I didn’t commit it?
i) wash down tablets with water as it pours from the tap
ii) have all the lights on, even in the middle of the day
…Does anyone ever win a custard pie fight?
When dry January got a lot harder….
Never order fresh mint tea at an interview. It is impossible to pick the leaves out of your teeth politely.
If there’s no green lidded milk, then a mixture of blue and red works just fine.
I am not as good at being hermit as I thought I would be.
Short Stories: Three Seconds To Midnight by Maria de Luca (eastoftheweb.com)
This has provoked me into starting the shameless self-promotion that is my website. Thank you for visiting.