My Shiny Charizard Card

Do you remember how impossibly long the promise of a six-week summer felt when you were eight? It always felt like September was an entire lifetime away, like it would never actually arrive and you’d just blissfully dawdle through the summery days forever and ever. Ah, eight was a good age. Much better than six,Continue reading “My Shiny Charizard Card”

Rain – Shantay, You Stay!

Adulthood has a rather sombre habit of dulling life’s shine sometimes, don’t you think? Well, let’s be honest, a LOT of the time. There are so many things which seem magical as a child that become dull, miserable and tiresome the older you get. Pet hamsters (so full of zoological possibility when you’re a child),Continue reading “Rain – Shantay, You Stay!”