Chin-Chin

There are more important things to worry about at the moment I know COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 COVID-19 … Continue reading Chin-Chin

Essential

I used to think essential meant Crucial and Key as in it is essential that x equals y and not 3 or knowing The Earth is as round as The Sun is essential unless you’re a Flat Earther for fun or having No Money essentially means broke and challenging everyday racism is Woke because essentially … Continue reading Essential

The Ides of March

She always said she had A Good War. Dancing. Courting. Working. as the Bombs Fell and her Brother Died and her Lovers Fought on various Fronts and Food was Rationed. it was still a A Good War. Not, she would say (gently touching the cover of a Holocaust Memoir) Not Like This.   He called … Continue reading The Ides of March

Coupled Conversations

when i look back it was that sunday in the pub when things really started to Change   we had been out to lunch then stopped at our local for a sleepy afternoon pint it was unseasonably warm the pub was half-full   Coronavirus she said authoritatively glancing at me for confirmation   conversations with … Continue reading Coupled Conversations

Flowering Equality

The dream was equality.   Eventually. Inevitably. It would happen.   Every year women take to the streets with placards documenting ongoing Domestic violence. Rape. Income inequality. Everyday sexism. Intersecting racisms. Endemic ageism.   49.6% of the world’s population are not equal. At all.   Every year he gives her flowers; Mimosa blossoms (if he … Continue reading Flowering Equality