Becca Day-Preston

Mother's Day? For Me It's Just Another Sunday

I’m filtering out Mother’s Day because I don’t have a mother. She killed herself six years ago. I’m not filtering Mother’s Day out because I miss her or because I’m sad. The truth is, my mother was not a very nice person to be around. The truth is, I don’t miss her.

Come Fly With Me, I Promise Not To Break Your Penis

Once, on a budget flight, I was waiting for ages to use the loo. The flight attendent knocked and got no answer, so he deployed the secret unlocky thing. The toilet was not vacant, a man was in there, doing a poo. I can still smell it, in my dreams. THAT is why I can't have sex on a plane.