“Tales of that adorable young lass”

The other day my mother made a comment about how talkative I am. It was one of those lively conversations and when she pointed that out, I got a chance to ask a question that had lingered in my mind for so long; a question she was best placed to answer having seen me grow up to this day. “Was I always this talkative?” Though there’re details about my childhood that I can’t quite recall, I know that I certainly wasn’t the talkative type. I was the typical little girl who always wanted to be around her mother. I had … Continue reading “Tales of that adorable young lass”

“Greatest idea of all time!!…or maybe not :-) “

For quite a while now I’ve been trying to figure out the right onomatopoeic word to describe the sound made by mosquitoes since the ideophone *tiiiiii* doesn’t seem to work. Is it just me or does the sound seem slightly different every time? I must have read somewhere years ago that the sound mosquitoes make is a result of the flapping of wings. I’m not sure if that’s just an illusion (I’d be glad if someone confirmed or refuted my claim) but whatever the case, that sound can be pretty annoying. I could bet that its maybe one or two … Continue reading “Greatest idea of all time!!…or maybe not 🙂 “