Monthly Archives: January 2012
Assertive Behaviour… (Or, if you’re a woman, “Being a Bitch”).
My ex-father-in-law, Donny, is one of the most ‘assertive’ people I’ve ever met. He’s so assertive that some people might call him rude. If they’re brave enough they might even mention this fact in his company, however, this calibre of … Continue reading
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Mullets (first printed in FOCUS, July 2011)
Some fashions remain classically timeless. Think simple black shift dress, plain gold wedding bands, a white James Dean style t-shirt, a French chignon. A mullet does not fall into this category. Mullets are one of those horrendous mistakes in the … Continue reading
My daughter loves a metaphor. It’s a shame that they’re so dear to her heart because she’s really quite useless with them. In fact she’s so bad, that as an English teacher in a past career incarnation, it hurts me. … Continue reading
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