Poetry in notions
The sign at the Supermarket checkout proudly said “new winners every day”, which is a much better deal than we all get at the Life checkout.
I am as certain of the non-existence of a god as I am of the non-existence of mermaids, werewolves, goblins, yowies, easter bunnies, pixies, bunyips, jack frost, unicorns, yetis, tooth fairies, minotaur, leprechauns, father xmas, nessie, gorgons, poltergeists, dragons, aliens, and ghosts.
Writing a memoir is a life’s work. It has to be earned by the lines of your face, the wrinkles of your hands, the night fears of your sleep, the weariness of your brain, the failing of your body, and finished just in time.
The Choughs are back doing some gardening for me, and the sight of their ungainly walk and their happy family warms the cockles of my cold winter heart.