9 hours ago

To make you smile

Four men are standing in what appears to be a waterfall, splashing each other.
Photo by Robert Collins on Unsplash

Context: diary entry from 2011

Characters:
Ned
: my number 4 egg
Al Murray, aka The Pub Landlord: a comedian.

Ned went to the Tabard this week to see The Pub Landlord. It was a 4 pm performance, so half the people there worked for Transport for London.

Ned decided he…

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1 day ago

To make you laugh

Something has been dropped in an expanse of blue water creating a splash
Photo by Ivan on Unsplash

Context: I used to write weekly emails to my children. This is an extract from one written when I was on holiday.

Characters:
Jake: my number 1 egg
Roger: my husband

It was Jake’s birthday today. I forgot to send a card. Roger said to tell him that it was…

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3 days ago

To make you laugh

Something has been dropped into water creating a splash
Photo by Amadej Tauses on Unsplash

Context: I used to write weekly emails to my children after they left home. Below is an extract from one from 2013

Characters: Roger, my husband

Roger and I were snuggled on the sofa (after he had been out by himself) and I sniffed his jumper.

Roger: “What are you…

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Annie Trevaskis

Annie Trevaskis

Retired UK acupuncturist, autistic, curious seeker of truth and laughter. The older I get, the less I know. I write sporadically. She/her