This New Year’s Eve finds Melbourne hot, stuffy, humid and with a thunderstorm and cool change due round about midnight, which will throw a spanner in the works for all the fireworks due to be fired off at public expense. I don’t mind fireworks, really I don’t, I grew up near Lewes and Bonfire night … More Noughties – Farewell to all that
It is mid-afternoon, it is almost as hot in the study as it is when I go to yoga, but Dan and I are ploughing through our piles of filing, of stuff, of all sorts of things. We’ve been busy today, he’s also gone through his wardrobe, found time to watch the rest of the … More A Good Days Work
I can’t pretend to be sorry that 2009 is nearly over and done with. Yes it has been wonderful getting married and all, but it has been one hell of a year. I love the prospect of a new diary, mainly because it fulfils my stationery fetish, any excuse for a new notebook, pen, preferably … More 2010 – what already!?
One of the physios that shares our office said to me today. “I love your emails when you’re angry!” This is what he was referring to. Morning, I will be clearing out the fridge/freezer on Monday, so we don’t leave any food festering in there while we are out for nearly 2 weeks … More Fridge over Christmas break
When Dan and I moved in together to qualify for my De Facto visa so I could emigrate to Australia with him, we merged a lot of things into our blended life; DVDs, books, cooking utensils, herbs and spices, booze cupboard and so on. We both like red wine, love films, reading books and in … More Merging of minds
I picked up a lovely little book a month or so ago, from K-Mart of all places. Writing letters to their 16 year old self, it features celebrities from my beloved Stephen Fry through to Tracey Emin, Elton John, Kim Wilde and more from all over the world. The letters are heart-wrenching at times, lovely … More Dear Me,