Monthly Archives: July 2011
Go on – have a 20 second smile – courtesy of God’s beautiful creatures.
Some time ago I had several rants and raves about a credit card scam that was costing me around £125 and a whole load of stress on the stressometer. At long last it seems to have been sorted out. I … Continue reading
You can tell by the expression that HBTW is looking forward to the Best Pavlova I have ever seen. Not to be repeated for a while. But that’s what holidays are all about.
For every half-dozen romcoms, or chicklits or crime novels, I try to read a decent book which is literary or worthy or just plain brilliant. The Enemy of the Good is all of these as well as being thought-provoking … Continue reading
Back home at last – in fact, I’ve been home for a few days. Getting back to normal routines like blogging and watching the news is taking longer to accomplish. The terrible events in Norway and the famine in East … Continue reading
Just for fun…..
It’s sometimes difficult to keep up with internet-speak, text-speak, online chatting terms and so forth. But one word I love to hear the grandchildren use so happily is “chilling”. This is not the way they describe a bad experience at … Continue reading
The good thing about travelling by campervan is that you cart your holiday goods and chattels along with you. Lunch can be a choice of a layby next to a field full of wheat dotted with poppies, or a pub … Continue reading
In between watching tennis and packing for our holidays I’ve been escaping from reality in Alexander McCall Smith’s latest offering from the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. These gentle novels about the proprietor Mma Ramotswe and her assistant, Mma Makutsi … Continue reading