Ainslie Paton romance author

Mum Missives

A Conversation with Mum about Lunch, Lying and Bad-arsing

Home office phone rings Mum:  Where are you? Me:      Why? Mum:  I want to know. Me:      You rang the home...

A Conversation with Mum about refilling the e-ink in her Kindle.

Mum phones: Mum:   What’s e-ink? Me:       It’s what’s in your Kindle. Mum:   How does it...

A Conversation with Mum about Funerals and Going Off

She phones back after I’ve left a message on her answering machine. Mum:      We were out. Me:  ...

A happy Mother’s Day is a Mother’s Day without tech support

For all those folk concerned that I may have given my Mum new tech for Mother’s Day. Seriously. How daft...

A Knowing Conversation with Mum

 Happy Easter! Mum:    Have you been to the new Coles, well you can’t find anything, it’s just too big, they...

A Conversation with Mum That’s a Trap For Young Players

I get this text from Mum: Heading over to the Isle of Man and doing a 3 day course in...

A conversation with Mum about window washers

This took place courtside at my nephews basketball match. Mum:  Did I tell you about the window washer? Me:  ...

A conversation with Mum that’s not about fruit

Mum:   What’s an apple? Me:       Strange question. Ask that a different way maybe. Mum:   People...

A Conversation with Mum about her Homepage

Mum:    I want you to look at my computer Me:        Inwardly I quake. Mum:    Something happened to all the things...

A Conversation with Mum about Conversations

This took place over breakfast at Eugene’s cafe.  Mum and I had the smashed avocado and feta.  Dad had eggs....

A Conversation with Mum That’s a Bit Daft

Mum:    There is something wrong with this chocolate. Me:        Is it stale?  Does chocolate go stale? Mum:    I don’t think...

A Conversation with my Mum about a thing

The phone rings: Mum:    What’s that thing I’ve got? Me:        A telephone? Mum:    No that thing you know I told...

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