Monthly Archives: June 2015

Lessons of youth

When I was in Sydney last week, I bought some new shoes: sneakers to replace current pair so treadless they are likely to land self on backside anytime soon. So what? you think. No big deal. But is big deal … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Super – but sensitive?

Daily Prompt Super Sensitive If you were forced to give up one sense, but gain super-sensitivity in another, which senses would you choose? There’s no doubt about it, Kimmie and Kannie have outdone themselves. For her second birthday, North will … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Instant recall

Daily Prompt Smell You Later Humans have very strong scent memory. Tell us about a smell that transports you. Wet gabardine: misery, aloneness, abandonment, panic. It’s breakfast time on my first full day at boarding school. It’s raining, and the … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Whose honesty?

Daily Prompt Truth or Dare Is it possible to be too honest, or is honesty always the best policy? We’ve most of us at least heard of Pontius Pilate, who said ‘What is truth?’, then washed his hands of the … Continue reading

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