Meet Jenny…and the extent of my egocentricity. #HomeForJenny

I know no other way to do this than through the filter of my own egocentricity, so that’s what I’ll do; but I want you to finally SEE Jenny – my wonderful, whip-smart, wise-cracking, tough-as-nails friend. You already know that she’s homeless, because goodness knows I’ve talked about it enough. You already know there’s a…

Until…

There are moments in life where everything shifts, breaks apart, and falls, jangling, back into an approximation of its former order, leaving you stunned at your change in perspective. These moments can be huge – a house fire which destroys everything you own; the birth of your child; the death of a loved one –…

My Christmas List

I recently saw the advert on TV for the Coca Cola Christmas Truck. So it’s official – ‘holidays are coming’. Aside from the bajillion other Christmas-themed adverts which are now everywhere, and the piles of delectable foodstuffs and gifts and wrapping paper and Santas and snowmen and Christmas cards and red-and-green-sparkly-everything, which has begun to…