“For some reason, we decided that our pet goldfish had to be on the tray too. I killed it for her, in some sick (or amazing) Mother’s Day breakfast sacrifice.”
They were caught and arrested, if you can believe it.
My mom had no idea.
The recipe handed down to me by the six-earrings-tattoos-and-bare-feet man that gave me half my genes is a true New Zealand classic. Pikelets are fluffy clouds of flour and milk, halfway between a crumpet and a crepe.
I have no idea when mom was diagnosed, but it must have been after the driveway and after the buggy in the rain.
"I'll just tidy up a little..."
The story of a 73-year-old bachelor, a massive collection of menstrual memorabilia, and the museum that may one day rise again.