7 mn read My cousin Danielle who is three years younger than me has done everyflippinthing before me forever. Got tits. Started her periods, her 12 and fecund to my 15 and sexless, straight as a board, a carpenter’s dream. She got into punk while I was still trying to figure out the chords to Bob Dylan songs […]
7 mn read Michele Kirsch, writer, wit, asthmatic isolator, mother of two, furloughed chef wrote about Lockdown 2 for AofA and it was brilliantly funny. Here it is. Now she’s onto the next one, and a new enterprise has arisen. Of course, by the second lockdown, after the confusing tiers for fears, the novelty had worn off. I […]
7 mn read Michele Kirsch, asthmatic isolator, mother of two, author, and furloughed chef, writes about her experiences of lockdown from a tower block in East London.
10 mn read Michele Kirsch, 57, is a brilliantly witty writer and cook. She used to be a cleaner. She’s a regular AoA contributor. NME, City Limits, and Men’s Health were all lucky recipients of her work. Her first book Clean – one woman’s story of addiction, recovery and cleaning – is out on March 7th. Buy it […]
5 mn read TLDR: Michele Kirsch, learns the hard way, that it is not.
8 mn read So we are selling up and have to clear all your stuff from the attic. The boys brought it down from the attic to what used to be Kitty’s room.
3 mn read About six years ago I joined one of those jokey, purposeless Facebook groups. We never meet up, we never do anything fun, we never did anything except bitch about how slow tourists walk.
3 mn read My young friend Chloe (23) was sobbing after watching a viral Youtube video about the elderly talking about loneliness.
3 mn read Finally, as all those rappers implored me years ago, I can throw my hands in the air like I just don’t care. But maybe not to rap music.