The universe giveth; and the universe taketh away. I refer, of course, to cocktail glasses. Similarly, amber rings. The universe doesn’t want me to have an amber ring.  I’ve lost count of how many amber rings I’ve bought and lost. I love amber, but I’m not meant to have it. See also purple cardigans from […]

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Theres something a bit poetic about this week. Something a bit Four Weddings and a Funeral-ly about it.  By Monday I’ll have shadowed three weddings, actually married a real life couple (my very first one. I’ll never forget their full names and dates of birth – I practice-married them using stand-ins about a million times) […]

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The title of this post, for the uneducated, is a line from Faithless Insomnia; just for clarification. I haven’t gone completely bonkers! (I hate the word bonkers. I also hate the word boogie and most words that end in -sh. I don’t like the way my mouth feels when I say words ending in -sh) […]

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http://www.purpleclover.com/relationships/875-what-dying-want-us-know-about-living/ In an unusual turn of events, this is a wee serious Sunday night post, so don’t read it if you’re feeling a bit Sundaynighty and gloomy.  I read the article in the link above. I read stuff like that all the time and think – yep – I really need to be more in […]

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Bad: What’s with this bloody weather?  Bad: Saw a dead badger.  Good: Good eyebrows today. Fierce.  Bad: Walker’s Sweet n Salty Popcorn.  Good: Woke up in great mood. Bad: Didn’t last.  Bad: I’ve a frock to iron for wee Annie’s wedding the morra. The mere thought is bringing on a downer.  Good: Looking forward to […]

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After a long, tiring day I’m reclining in my boudoir plittering with my phone when I should be tidying the floordrobe and halfheartedly washing the dishes.  It’s been a dramarama of a few days, the details of which are generally not fit for public consumption but include a bizarre episode in A&E on Saturday evening […]

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It’s been Procrastination City Arizona here this week, hence the “old newsy” feel of this post – I started it yesterday when my cup overflowed-eth with good humour. Today I could drop-kick Bambi into next week and not give a shit. So here, for what it’s worth, which is shit-all really, is yesterday’s shitty news: […]

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There’s a bewildering array of teas in Tesco these days. I’d occasion to replace some weirdarse tea inadvertently consumed by the Dutch visitors last week which wasn’t actually mine for the consumption. Oops. So off to Tesco, sans carrier bag as usual, despite the million carrier bags assuming the stress position in the kitchen rummage […]

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