Tag Archives: lent

The path of least resistance

Yesterday Famale voiced stringent views on co-habitation. The sun was shining, it was the last ever class of the diploma, I have no idea where it came from. As you know I’m not terribly interested in law and co-habitation is┬ánot … Continue reading

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Doing without is not a familiar concept┬áto the Famale generation. We may be cash-poor and walking into the black sea of unemployment but compared to the old people of our family trees, we’ve never had so much. This of course … Continue reading

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Old habits

Yesterday Famale decided to extend the Lenten spirit to her neighbours. The old woman next door regularly receives my baking attempts and her feedback is more enthusiastic the more gin she drinks of an afternoon. But my good neighbourly gesture … Continue reading

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Ashes to ashes

A girl in my early morning tutorial had a dirty great cross on her forehead. I thought – maybe she put on makeup without the use of a mirror, or maybe she’s just naturally filthy – but realised that it … Continue reading

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