A Room of One’s Own Revisited

I have a room of my own. The smallest in the house. I can see the garden and the seasons changing in front of my window. Sometimes, all the seasons pass in a single day. There is one bookshelf full of books and pictures line the walls. These pictures have been carefully curated and hung … Continue reading A Room of One’s Own Revisited

Tights

You wore tights till you were ten, They kept your goolies cosy; Now tights it seems are not for men, Unless you ride the toby*.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pc1am3KyYgA   *ride the toby – to practise highway robbery. Beale, P. (Ed.) (1984)  A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English London: Routledge. pp. 1242 'Men in tights' song … Continue reading Tights