Tag Archive for Books

molly flatt

How to cheat at work

When the itch to play doesn’t abate as you grow up.   Here’s how I used to play. Early in the morning, before anyone else was awake—or at least awake enough to pay me any attention—I would go downstairs and pull on a pair of wellies. In summer, I might not bother. In winter, I might drag a coat over my nightie,… Read more →

rescue dog

The rescue dog that rescued me: An illustrated story

•   •   •   •   •   I have settled in. Who wouldn’t? I get two beds, two dinners and two walks a day. Polly used to walk on a set route with no stiles (she is small), no fields with livestock (she is terrified of cows) and no mud (she likes to walk fast). But I… Read more →

sas petherick

Underground poet: An interview with Sas Petherick

When you’re trapped beneath a passenger’s cheesy armpit on a summer’s day, it can feel like there’s no escaping the hell of a London commute. But author Sas Petherick found a unique approach: choosing a random stranger on her train carriage, and writing a haiku about them. She tells Thoughtful how this small daily act changed her life and became… Read more →