How to feel old

Today I invaded a sports day at the local elementary school, because I could, and mainly because I’m friends with a mother or two. I haven’t been to one since I was at school and although they do them right through to senior high school here, and virtually unchanged in program, it was still fresh to me, since it had been so long.

Jump! Jump!

I’ve been so sleepy lately. Every spare moment has been spent fighting the urge to let my eyelids drop. My head is surrounded by a soft prickling cushion of sleep, it both keeps me awake and drags me under, and I’m torn between the two. It seems that everything happens at once. We had exams,…