Jugglers of the World – Unite!

  There you’d be, innocently savouring your summer freedom, when It would happen. Shopping with mother, you’d suddenly notice that first, dreaded Back to School advertisement.  Your heart would sink, your happiness blighted. That moment would trigger re-entry from the dizzy heights of holidaying. One minute you’d be carefree; the next, nose-diving on a collision … Continue reading Jugglers of the World – Unite!

Elementary, my dear …

   “I hope you don’t mind me mentioning it,” says Elaine, “but you’re air.” At this, the freshly-permed and tinted Julie becomes very defensive. “My hair?” she splutters (a trifle brusquely, I thought).  “What’s wrong with it?” So Elaine explains that no, her hair’s fine; it’s Julie’s element she’d meant.  We look completely blank.  Elaine, … Continue reading Elementary, my dear …