Category Archives: Life’s Like That

Funny, amusing, slightly crazy: taking a humorous look at everyday life.

Do you keep a diary or journal? What if someone read it?

If you keep a diary or journal recording your thoughts and feelings; what goes on in your life or maybe what you wish went on, then you are in good company. You join the ranks of the great adventurers, royalty … Continue reading

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New Year Resolution….resolve to make that call, send that email, make that date

It comes around far too quickly for my liking; no sooner have you taken down the Christmas decorations (which for me is rarely saved until 12th night!) it’s time for Easter eggs (and we all know our first 2014 trip … Continue reading

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Jam….the preserve of the homemaker?

We’ve moved house a few times, not out of choice mind, and each time I determine it will be the last temporary short-term residence thus leaving the personal stuff packed away in boxes & my treasured collection of pictures and paintings … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own strawberries aka gather ye rosebuds while ye may

The epitome of an English summer: the sound of  leather on willow at Lords or perhaps the sproing of ball against racket at Wimbledon? There are many traditional and valued customs of our most talked about season, probably symbolising our determination to hold … Continue reading

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When dogs become men …..or fetch the stick boy!

I don’t think there’s a law preventing you from having your canine friend on your lap in the front seat of a car…..there is? Oh well, times change. Anyway, in the days when dogs on laps were allowed and pet … Continue reading

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Healthy eating, it’s nothing new Jamie, Nigella et al

Cook books – there are literally thousands of them. Cooks & chefs – there are literally thousands of them too and each of them say their book is the best thing since sliced bread; each of them preaching how to … Continue reading

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Was it The Red Carpet for me? Not this time round.

Is it human nature or the sociocultural mind-set we have nurtured that gives rise to our craving for approval from others to reassure our own distrust of personal performance? It was the wonderful world of Twitter that threw a lifeline … Continue reading

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Twitter: is it worth getting in a flap over & do you follow a follow or unfollow an unfollow?

Can you remember your first tweet? I wonder if it’s up there with your first kiss or your first date or has it been lost in the ever expanding ether-mass that makes up your everyday life? For better or worse, I … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: why keep them for the new year & how many have you achieved?

I wonder what it is about New Year Resolutions that make us feel so energised on that first fresh day of a new year? I mean it’s not like anything monumental has happened since the previous day; you are still … Continue reading

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The Secret of a Successful Sales Shop whilst retaining your Sanity

I have never really been inveigled by shops’ enticements to buy in the post Christmas bargain bonanza never quite seeing the point of sleeping outside a store just so I could be amongst the first to enter its portals the … Continue reading

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