Tag Archives: baby

The ugly pumpkin-headed baby (Rousse)

HR trotted down the steps with her boyfriend and their pumpkin-headed baby. Meanwhile HR’s Australian ex-boyfriend was lying on a sofa in our back room, complaining that he was lonely. We had to keep these people apart. I ran outside … Continue reading

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Pain-free injury (Rousse)

GSX followed us up the staircase in baby blue ankle boots. ‘What about your injury?’ I asked. ‘It’s fine’, she replied, ‘It doesn’t hurt at all’.

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Texan Snow White meets Cheshire Cat on the pantomime stage (Rousse)

DT left baby J in Texas so that she could return to the UK and co-star in pantomime with CG. She was playing Snow White, and he the Cheshire Cat. It was rumoured that DT would speak on stage with … Continue reading

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A six-inch, straw-armed, baby (Rousse)

Motherhood was new to me and I was not taking well to it. I misunderstood the need to be near my baby at all times. I also found it difficult to explain why my baby (a) was only 6 inches … Continue reading

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Baby blue makeover for medieval tower (Rousse)

In a desperate attempt to use up the remainder of his grant, XY arranged for the repainting of room in which the symposium was to be held. The crumbling white walls of the medieval tower were no longer white, but … Continue reading

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Finding baby (Rousse)

I was becoming increasingly frustrated with my school friend AL who asked me to meet her with her baby, then repeatedly failed to turn up at the stated venue. At last one evening at 8:45pm we found one another on … Continue reading

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Pregnant at 50 (Rousse)

My sister-in-law SMc made her announcement. ‘I’m expecting a baby’, she beamed. This was clearly a planned pregnancy. S and her partner A were delighted.

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