Tag Archives: individualism

  1. Heaven by way of the swimming pool


    February 22, 2015 by whirlyjoy

    She looked tiny under the sheets of her deathbed, this woman who for most of my life was a towering, outgoing and whirlwind presence, fully able to live up to the strong promise of the size-12 Irish peasant feet that carried her as she strode through her days.

  2. Chaos du jour: Footwear


    October 2, 2012 by whirlyjoy

    There’s a German proverb that says “the shoe alone knows if the stocking has holes” – but that’s only true when you manage to keep your shoes on…