• Chameleon

    You know what upsets me most in this world? Chameleons. Not the cute little buggers who have a tendency to look like puke in a tumble dryer when placed on the FPU`s overstuffed and much cherished Biggie Best sofa. No…I`m talking about a different kind of beady eyed, long tongued lizard. It`s inevitable that you will always find people who seem to change colour whenever they find a new thing or person to emulate. Sad, but true. I know that we`re essentially all influenced by our environment and far be it from me to imply that I`m immune to this behaviour. Yes, people rub off on me. Events impact on…

  • Oi Vey

    Verklempt — it`s Yiddish and means overcome with emotion. It`s the one Yiddish word I know besides Oi Vey. So, some people just have no handle on what it is to be classy. To walk away and know your dignity and integrity is still firmly in tact. Case in Point… Unlike our yank friends (sorry Don. Mwah!), I try to keep abreast of world news. Which means that I try to take an active interest in what`s really hot and topical in other countries at the moment what is the media flagging and why? You would not believe what is (apparently) news in America right now. Rosie O` Donnell and…

  • MAGNET

    I wouldn’t admit it to anybody (especially myself)…but I’m a bit of a magnet for shit. Not in the literal sense of course…but in the “Oh shit, what have I gotten myself into now” way. I inexpertly try to circumvent drama, but it will always come back to me in bucket loads. Case in Point… Behind Door A we have a gentleman I met in September last year. Suave, slightly arrogant, too confident, well-spoken and very British. Which translates into trouble. Yes, you see…like most women I have a sick weakness for men who have the potential to be total arseholes. That and an unfortunate attraction to British Men Don`t…