There lived a pair o' sisters plain -one judgemental and one mean.Said Mean, one day, to her sibling"Judgemental, I say, you are terribly mean!"Now, Judgemental with mute contempt replied -(oh! that epitome of the smirk n' snide!) That bitter look made Mean's sharp tongue meaner;she cursed till it cut her own lip, like paper.Judgemental scrunched… Continue reading TWO SISTERS
Hey June Don't make it bad Take a sad year And make it better... (Composed With A Little Help From My Friends, The Beatles)
Of the few blessings bestowed upon our kind, loving from a distance is most benign.Declining calls, (then text messaging), a godsent;to openly socialise you never were meant!Bumping into "Hello"ing acquaintances is an ordeal -brace yourself for the range of anxiety you'll feel!Smiling won't come easy, nor making small talk,try looking down (or anywhere else) when… Continue reading (Please) don’t say hello! – A manual for the socially anxious.
Have you ever heard the tale of Aunty ji? The one who loves hovering over people's lives like a busy bee, to extract juicy tales from each young flower - she knows no rest - at your back, at all hours! She's the annoyingly boisterous social butterfly, laden with jewelry on kitty-party nights. She wants… Continue reading AUNTY JI
Thought I'd type a note to you today though I didn't really know what I wanted to say maybe send the emoji with that really big smile? Nah - that's too eager after so long a while. How about a simple "How're you, everything alright?" - but that's a question and you mightn't wanna reply...… Continue reading Erase