A Happy Man

I saw a happy man the other day. A genuinely happy man. A rare spectacle in these streets. He had earphones stuck to his ears, singing along to a song that could be heard only by him. I wondered what was making him happy. He did not care that I looked at him. He smiled and kept singing, even adding […]

Not A Real Man

He claims not to be bad at all. “Well, would you cook for your wife?” I ask “I don’t have a wife yet, but I’ve cooked with a girlfriend if that counts” After reading ‘A Man To Go With My Furniture’, The Rackster got an itch that needed to be scratched. I am not one to stop a man from […]

From the outside looking in

I am no expert when it comes to matters to do with men. That is because I am as female as they come; emotions in the truckload with erratic mood swings to boot. Through this body, pregnancies have been carried, oestrogen has had the chance (and grabbed it) to flare up, morning sickness has been nursed and children have been […]

The Drunk Passenger

Steven Spielberg should have been with us that evening. He would have made a great movie out of this seven minute scene. He should have been there, walking next to Heidi, Hailey and I as we came from school where I had gone to pick them at 4pm. Heidi and I are walking hand in hand and Hailey insists on […]

Man in Distress

The man must have stirred from his deep slumber to the sound of his sobbing teenage daughter in the next room. He wonders what could be wrong. He tries to ignore it for a while. Maybe it is the scolding he gave her yesterday about not listening to music on full blast. Children of nowadays are so sensitive. You can’t […]

You are an Alcoholic

It starts with a kiss (doesn’t it always!). Your lips touch the glass (or bottle) with naïve curiosity. You take a sip and taste the liquor on your tongue. Doesn’t taste so good, you think. You wonder what the fuss is always about. You feel it burn your throat slightly as it makes its way to your stomach. First mouthful […]