A DEADLINE AND A BLANK SCREEN. TAKE A BREATHER, A WALK, A PHOTOGRAPH. LOOK AT IT, PLAY WITH IT, MESS WITH IT. EVERY PICTURE TELLS A THOUSAND STORIES. WELCOME TO SOME OF MINE...
jo woolaston. writer/creative artist
June 10, 2016
Sheila Watts (44) Married, besotted.
An eager-to-please underachiever who tries to combat her lack of self-confidence with yoga and a hidden hip flask. Her mother warned her that if she married Simon her life would never progress beyond the route of the No. 47 bus, but...
“Your Harry’s comin’ on leaps. (He’ll never play fer City.)”
“In’t he? (Yeah yeah, we all know he’s no ‘Mikey’)”
“Shame 'e ain't going to the tournament. (O'course he ain't, weren’t picked, two left feet!)”
“N'er mind, footy ain't everythin’. (At least my family has a li...
I have a Troll (that you can’t see)
Who thinks he is the boss of me.
He likes to hide in places, where
Only I can see him there.
Sometimes, when I try to speak
He twists my tongue until it’s weak
and ‘though I have great things to say
the other kids just walk away.
His very fa...