Lucy Overthinks… Infidelity

Lucy has two friends. Their names are Helen and Mina. Helen’s in her mid-forties, married with a 10-year-old daughter. Mina is 35, and single… technically.  Helen’s husband has been having an affair for the past fifteen years.  For the last ten, Mina’s been in a relationship with a married man. Two…

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Lucy Overthinks… Botox

Lucy Overthinks… Botox

Lucy’s getting older. There’s no escaping the horror: she can see it every time she looks in the mirror. She can see it especially in the crows’ feet appearing uninvited like a stag party in the Quiet Coach, and in the lines that are starting to crease her forehead, etched… View Post
Lucy Overthinks… Christmas

Lucy Overthinks… Christmas

Christmas. Supposedly it’s the most wonderful time of the year. The season to be jolly. A time for giving, a time for getting, a time for forgiving, and for forgetting (thanks for that, Sir Cliff.) Except as far as Lucy’s concerned, it isn’t any of those things. In Lucy’s Expert… View Post
Lucy Overthinks… Height

Lucy Overthinks… Height

Lucy’s friend Geeta recently got married to Phil and has posted the wedding photos on Facebook. Lucy met Geeta and Phil while travelling.  Lucy thought they were very nice individually, but finds them incredibly annoying as a couple because Geeta is about 5 feet tall and Phil is 6 foot… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.