A few weeks ago, I posted some Instagram stories (a favourite pastime of mine) all about friendship. Or, more specifically, how to make more friends. Y’see, in real life, I’m an awkward sort of person. I don’t know whether that comes across over the...

I don’t know how to start this post

I don’t know how to start this post. My daughter’s in the background playing with the fridge magnets and making a bloop-bleep noise. I can hear the dishwasher sploshing away in the kitchen. I’m trying desperately not to survey the mess in my office,...