Ainslie Paton romance author

Mum Missives

A Conversation with Mum Where I Try to Points Score and Crash n Burn

Me:        My email is doubling up. Mum:     What does that mean? Me:        The same emails are being received over and...

A Conversation with Mum about Wiggly Things

It’s early afternoon and I’m working. Phone rings. Mum:     I need to fax. Can you help me fax? Me:        What,...

A conversation with Mum about MOKNOW

There was a moment in time where Mum threatened to replace me with a geek from Harvey Norman. It turned...

A Conversation with Mum about Stopping the Internet

A chill wind blows through the dim recesses of my mind when Mum says, I need a new computer.  It...

A Conversation with Mum about Answering Machine Messages and Alien Abduction (Roll over Adele)

Background: Since answering machines were invented it’s been Dad giving a greeting and doing the usual leave a message thing. ...

Mum Missive: A Mother’s Love & Cat Grass

Phone rings.  I’m up to my ears in interesting times.  See here. Mum:    It’s only me.  Where were you?  We...

Mum Missive: The Goose Gander Equation

Mum is a holy terror about reporting in when you’ve travelled somewhere.  Go more than two suburbs away and you...

Something to Stand For

I’m in my home office merrily working away at my standing desk in its elevated standing position when the doorbell...

About the Mum Missives

Everyone has one.  I thought mine was an original, but since I’ve been blogging Conversations with Mum, I’ve discovered she’s...

A Conversation with Mum that’s – Don’t Ask

Mum:  Do you have Ask? Me:      What’s ask? Mum:  You know on your computer. Me:      Ask on my computer. Mum: ...

A Conversation with Mum about Parcel Delivery and Love

Over Breakfast Mum:  Why do you think Sarah (granddaughter) would ship me something? Me:      I guess you’re home more often. ...

A Conversation with Mum – I Can’t Even

This is a text exchange: Mum: Just sending you a text to see how you feeling today I’m going out...

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