Mother’s Religion is Cakeism

Mother thinks Boris Johnson is right about cake. She supports having it and eating it like he does. She also tells me no British politician is stupid enough to let the trade negotiations damage the cake supply chain. ‘Cake shortages caused the French revolution. They won’t repeat that mistake. Anyway, Britain survived the War withoutContinue reading “Mother’s Religion is Cakeism”

Shop with Mother

I don’t know many men who enjoy clothes shopping. I know even fewer who would risk buying clothes for their wives or girlfriends unsupervised. I did it once and never again want to feel the hopelessness provoked by my Wife asking: ‘Did you keep the receipt?’ I once had a male friend who enjoyed clothesContinue reading “Shop with Mother”

Hell is a holiday

Mother and I agree we are going to ignore the advice of the ex-Minister for Loneliness to ‘take your grandparents on holiday’. She used to take her parents on holiday with her and wants us to follow her lead. It’s part of a strategy to ‘beat loneliness’. Mother does not think the Minister’s advice isContinue reading “Hell is a holiday”