My brother’s kids don’t hate me!

Last week, I saw my brother for the first time in 6 years. He has lived in Australia since 2003. For the first ten years, we saw each other every year or two, but it’s been more difficult since he had children, because the flights are so expensive and they no longer have space for…

My friend is a jelly-fisher

One of my best friends came to stay this weekend. I’ve realised she’s a jelly-fisher! The ‘jelly-fisher’ concept was introduced in Bridget Jones’ Diary. In the film, they say talking to a jellyfisher is like swimming in the sea, and being stung repeatedly by enormous jellyfish. But actually, in the book, that’s not quite what ‘jelly-fisher’…