3rd May, 2019

Kylie had one this week; ‘Madge’, the previous so why shouldn’t I?  To what am I referring?  A countdown, of course!  Kylie’s new single – courtesy of the obligatory nasal clip – and Madonna’s umpteenth supposed metamorphosis – complete with plastic...
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26th April, 2019

​I had intended opening on the subject of tomatoes but then, as per normal, a news item of discussion on Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine show incensed me.  More about that in a minute – or several!  Firstly, I was reading until 2am this morning, struggling to get to the end of...
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19th April, 2019

​Happy Easter!  The country has been gearing up to this weekend from the minute the Christmas cards left the shelves with no time for dusting – well, they’d been there since August, after all – only to be replaced by chocolate eggs galore.  Commercialism gone mad but...
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12th April, 2019

There is an old Chinese proverb which goes like this: ‘If you stand on the bridge long enough, the body of your enemy will float by … ‘.  Good to know.  I’m on that bridge and, believe me, I’ve got staying power!  Meanwhile, back to my voodoo doll … Positivity aside,...
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5th April, 2019

It is now April and I have just retrieved my fingerless gloves from my bag before I sit down to  my audience of one – the computer!  I am freezing but, then, I always feel the cold.  Warm heart, isn’t that what they say? Life is nothing if not a rich tapestry and one...
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29th March, 2019

​Never be lulled into a false sense of security.  I predicted a fairly innocuous week ahead only to be faced with a self-inflicted debilitating injury coupled with the aftermath of too much apple cider vinegar!  One couldn’t write it – but, for those immersed in the...
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