Prius Archive

February 11, 2010

Time bombs in the driveway.

My mum and dad drive a Matrix. My sister and her husband drive a Matrix. My brother drives an ancient Camry. We drive a Prius. When we converge for a family get-together, neighbours pull their children into the house. Now, we meet at night, under the cover of darkness. Singly, we are lethal weapons. Together, […]

February 03, 2010

Decisions, mistakes, and what’s in between

It has to be said – or maybe not – that I’ve made a lot of bad decisions in my life. Here’s an incomplete list of bad decisions: Took the advice of an aspiring make-up artist and ended up looking like a Geisha girl wearing a lipstick that was wrong. Very wrong. Once, on a […]