Things That Go Missing and Things That Won’t Go Away

Missing

Pens

Scissors (when wrapping presents)

Pounds (money)

The nit comb

Lighters

The parking permit (when visitors arrive)

Right socks

The front door keys

Pyjama tops

Shin pads

Tights without ladders

Pyjama bottoms

The end of the Sellotape (when wrapping presents)

Bra wires

Concealer

Left socks

Confidence to write (when you’re not living in a library)

Debit card (several times a year)

Memory sticks

Willpower

Time

Won’t Go Away

Spiders

Charity shop sacks with pictures of crying children on them distributed by companies that only give a little bit of money to the charity

Kinder Egg toys

Pounds (weight)

Big bills

The fear

Creased clothes

Pizza menus

Stretch marks

Slugs

Things that need to go on eBay

Dinner money slips

Nit slips

Coat hangers

Temptation

Cobwebs

The guilt

Crumbs

Leaflets inviting you to sell your rented home

The student overdraft

Grey hairs

The feeling that there are a hundred and one things to do

The feeling that when there are a hundred and one things to do, you can always write a blog post about it.

Image

A picture I took in Wales last week that is not relevant to this post but that I like.

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One response to “Things That Go Missing and Things That Won’t Go Away

  1. Gosh, yes, all sounds very familiar… I keep losing my mind too, ho ho.

    Wales looks lovely, hard to believe there was a time in the not so distant past when it wasn’t pouring with rain..

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