We sat on a patch of earth, the only nettle-free patch we could find within this scrap of woodland, and we listened. We had fallen in love with the knot of patchy trees as soon as we had climbed over the stile, and so here we sat.
One day – just one day – I would like a bunch of pharmacists get together to write a full explanation of what it is that they do behind that counter.
Molecular insight, akin to entropic engineering. A diorama of virtue and its inherent disassociativity.
I don’t feel I can say I know a country unless I have peered in to its geographical heart and seen what it is made of.
I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but women – and I genuinely do hate to generalise about these things – are genuinely quite capable.
I put the little girl to bed on my own. She missed her dad, and I missed him too. He may have been utterly useless domestically, but his presence was reassuring.
Have you ever experienced so much rain that you seriously considered evolving in to some kind of exotic marine creature? And not just the ordinary straight down rain, but the sideways stuff too? Welcome to the Scottish Highlands.