Category: Mishaps

HDR motorbike by Bev Goodwin on Flickr's Creative Commons.

Different for Girls

There comes a time in every woman’s life when you realise that travelling just IS different for girls. For me, this little epiphany happened en...

Black and white retro burglar alarm.

Settling Down, Take Two

The first week of school passes mainly in a frenzy of house-hunting. That is to say: stabbing at the Facebookz like a starving lab-rat, visiting...

Sign reading YES made with yen, euro and dollar signs - TST, Hong Kong.

Fit to Fly?

It’s an indulgent buckshee week in Hong Kong. Zac and dad head to the movies, to the arcades, barely surfacing from the air-conditioned tunnels and...

Zac and Dad colour

No Stress

Zac emerges from his anaesthetic quite comically belligerent, a state that isn’t helped by Helen, the anaesthetist, and Doctor Wong, who are standing beside him...

Zac being prepared for surgery in Hong Kong.

Good to Go!

There’s a bustle in the room when I snap awake, an orderly cluster of pastel-dressed nurses, neat in pink, apricot, mauve and chocolate, emitting the...