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Your hefty dose of single-parenting reality. Because life isn’t a series of soft-focus photos of babies looking delighted. (In fact, I’m not sure I remember R ever looking delighted. There was always an air of “You’re an idiot, mummy, and I’m humouring you by laughing…”)

It’s always worth reminding yourself that kids won’t remember half of the truly terrible things you did to them while they were growing up. They’ll just go through life bearing invisible scars and wondering why they’re afraid of the theme tune to the Munsters. And then they’ll look on social media and realise.

Because darnit, social media has made parenting a whole lot harder…

 

 

Up until I reproduced, I’d have described myself as fairly laid-back. Other people did too. Even on proper things like psychometric tests, and on inappropriate things like appraisals (apparently, it’s a weakness. Who knew?!). But without any real forewarning (except from my mother,...

Daily Post has raised a bar over which I feel I should hurdle: the stream-of-consciousness write, for which I will choose a non-fictional content, given my propensity for writing fiction at all times (except when I'm writing biting satire, but that's fairly...

Chapter One First off, a confession. I am a bad husband, and a worse father. I would struggle to put my finger on exactly why this is the case, but the evidence is all there in a wife who is miserably unhappy and...

This is the most recent extract of The Butterfly Catcher, the haunting new thriller by Gytha Lodge. If you would like to read Chapter One, click here: http://satirespot.wordpress.com/original-fiction/the-butterfly-catcher-novel/ You can read Gytha's other books online under the Original Fiction tab. Thursday, May 10th, 1931 Hugo...