I lost my virginity in Israel. It isn’t all I did there. I hitch hiked my way around the country, I smoked hashish and I worked in the cotton fields on a kibbutz. I loved the place, the people, and more than anything, the freedom. … Continue reading Tainted love
This morning on Facebook I read a beautiful, heartfelt post, written by a friend who was really missing her mom. Her mom died a long time ago but the loss was still deeply profound. The post made me think of the kinda weird day I … Continue reading Life
I was at a party yesterday, loads of fun, champagne, music, a divine cake, dancing and fab, funky, interesting people At one point I left my table and just hung out against the railing, sipping my drink and people watching. Beautiful people, beautiful colours, amazing … Continue reading Cake
So I went on a date last night and it was – lovely. Good looking guy, fantastic shirt, whisky lover, good politics, lots and lots and lots and lots of money, a really nice guy. Except. He just added me to LinkedIn. I have to … Continue reading Serious
I grew up in a fairly Jewish community. It wasn’t a religious community but it was traditional. We’d do Friday night dinners, celebrate the Jewish holidays and sometimes go to Synagogue. I went because it was fun and social and the perfect place to check … Continue reading Violet and the Rabbi
Yesterday I used the word ‘cuntish’ on Facebook and for the first time in years my feminist friends didn’t leap down my throat. Instead, they rolled their Facebook eyes, smiled and said ‘Ugh, you’re never gonna learn’ and carried on discussing the latest South African … Continue reading I’m sorry I offended you.
Today in the park my dog Fred met a Pitbull named Molly and ‘got that look in his eyes.’ My other dog barked and growled at everyone and every dog imaginable. She’s a daschund; they’re nasty like that. I saw six Japanese tourists all dressed … Continue reading On love and dogs