Today my parade is basking in sunlight and is entirely rainproof, as I can finally say hello to the new and improved,, fresh from the surgeons table, because even the virtual among us need a little facelift once in a while…

To celebrate, here’s a little story from my ‘About Me’ page…



I was five. I could still taste the saccharine sweet remnants of chocolate on my tongue. My mouth was smeared with cocoa crumbs and icing. My parents walked in, mouths wide open.

“Laura! Did you take a bite of grandma’s birthday cake?”


And so the storytelling began…

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  1. 5 March 2015 / 8:30 pm

    ? this is brilliant!

  2. 6 March 2015 / 9:03 am

    As you get older the need to stand out from the crowd becomes more important, possibly urgent. Less so as a besmeared five year old.

  3. 6 March 2015 / 9:07 am

    Nice facelift, by the way. Clean. Uncluttered. Informative.

    • 6 March 2015 / 11:04 am

      I’ll have to remember those words when the wrinkles start showing and I need to book myself in.

  4. 6 March 2015 / 10:59 am

    Loved the story, Laura! The site is neat, elegant and beautiful.

    • 6 March 2015 / 11:05 am

      Thank you, short but hopefully sweet! Thanks for looking at the site too πŸ™‚

      • 6 March 2015 / 12:40 pm

        Absolutely sweet! Your parents surely had to laugh!

        • 6 March 2015 / 1:11 pm

          To be honest I think they might’ve had to laugh their way through most of my childhood, it was the only way of surviving my antics!

  5. 11 March 2015 / 5:36 pm

    Wonderful, a perfectly captured, brief moment to illustrate your theme. It couldn’t be any better.

  6. 17 March 2015 / 3:30 pm

    You mentioned saccharine taste, “take a bite”, and birthday cake. Great! That’s my childhood story, too.

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