Gwyneth Paltrow helps Mother

‘Like the ‘Play that Went Wrong’?’ asks my Son.   ‘Or ‘One flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’?’ says my Wife.  I’m trying to get them to understand how I feel but they don’t get it. Whoever coined the phrase ‘a problem shared is a problem halved’ couldn’t do basic Maths. Our psychodrama plays out acrossContinue reading “Gwyneth Paltrow helps Mother”

Blue Suede Shoes

Mother is holding a glass jar of orange marmalade in her left hand while she lances a knife into the jars’ mouth with her right, nervously, as if she were extracting honey from a beehive. Her hands tremble so the knife ricochets back and forth against the glass as if she were playing a triangleContinue reading “Blue Suede Shoes”