• Call from the Female Parental Unit (FPU)

    On the phone with the Female Parental Unit first thing this morning. FPU: Good morning green-eyed monster!!! ME: *grunt* FPU: You really shouldn`t mumble. Especially in your job. Do you mumble to the people around you? Do you mumble to the journalists. No wonder you`re always complaining they get things wrong ME: *grunt* FPU: Your problem is fibre. You need to put more fibre in your diet. You`ll feel much better in the morning ME: On account of me having to race to the loo…. FPU: You forget I know what`s best for you. I gave birth to you ME: *grunt* FPU: “I am having trouble finding things on the…

  • Mesmerised

    There are days when you get out of bed and just feel different. Lighter…happier…sexier. You`re singing in the shower, you`re playing with your dogs, you`re wearing your favourite skirt and heels…even your perfume seems intoxicating to you. And you walk into a 08h30 meeting, a meeting you notoriously hate attending because it`s just so damn early in the morning, but you`re glowing. And you know it. And everybody seems to be captivated by it. It`s almost infectious. You`re not saying much, but you`re smiling and there`s something almost mysterious about that smile. There`s a new fella` in the meeting and you catch him looking at you often… You can tell…

  • Friends

    Monday afternoon musing… Guys, let`s say you are an aspiring Marlboro Man and you’re hanging out one night with your best-est, most special-ist Princess and thinking how fabulous and brilliant she is. And then you run into a guy she knows and she introduces you to to her friend, Camel Man” The next night, you are are hanging out watching “The Notebook” with the Princess, when she make a casual reference that, “my friend Camel Man hated this movie.” Red flags are waving and your brain is frantically trying to get your attention!! Friend? Mmmmm As a Marlboro man, you have always been curious. Friend? Can men and women be…