Dr Sam, patron saint of bikes

The screen comes into life as Sam joins the call and I immediately start laughing. His hair is all stuck up in different directions and looks crazy wild. “What the hell is going on with your hair?” I laugh. “I’ve just got out the shower, this is what it looks like,” he replies, in hisContinue reading “Dr Sam, patron saint of bikes”

A year in people #81 – Michelle

“Hi Michelle, sorry for the late notice but I’m going to have to cancel tonight. I split up with M yesterday and I’m not in the best state to meet I’m afraid! It’s all still a bit new and I have quite a lot to sort out. Hoping to stay in Christchurch though so hopefullyContinue reading “A year in people #81 – Michelle”

A year in people #38 – a guy in a car

My flight was a little delayed and it was after midnight when I found myself doing the 20 minute walk from the airport to my car which I’d left at work. A car drove past, indicated and pulled in a short distance ahead. Should my instinct to be worried? It wasn’t, but I was definitelyContinue reading “A year in people #38 – a guy in a car”

A year in people #2 – Laura

“You talked about bread.” “What?” “There was a whole conversation about your trip to Tesco and the bread that you bought, and what was on offer.” “Jesus. Really?” “Yep.” “Oh.” Some months after I’d separated from my ex-husband, Laura, my best friend from secondary school, was telling me about the kind of conversations we’d endedContinue reading “A year in people #2 – Laura”