I read an article on good manners last week, it not only made me sad that it HAD to be written, because some of the things highlighted in there are so often not done now. It also made me grateful that my parents brought my brother and I up with good manners. I say please and … More A comedy of manners
If you are reading this, you’ve either been sent the blog link or you’ve found it by accident. Either way, welcome to my new blog. Why have I hidden my old one, why am I starting again? Well there are a couple of reasons, taken individually, they won’t amount to a hill of beans, added together … More These times, they are a changing
As always happens, a few God Winks in the past week or so have spurred this blog post on. (After listening to Dr Wayne Dyer, I no longer call them coincidences, as that is a mathematical term that has been hijacked and misused!) Firstly there was Jason Akermanis sounding off on the radio last week. … More On seeing love, in all disguises, with magical eyes
I am sorry for keeping you all hanging on waiting for another blog post. People who are busier than I am get one up every day, so why can’t I? Not sure I have the answer to that question really. But here are some questions I do have the answers to: What is my latest … More Hopeless aren’t I?
Dear Oprah, As your magazine has celebrated 10 years and your show 25, I think it is about time I said thank you. I am now 35 years old, and have been reading O Magazine for the past 3 years, and watching when I can for the most of the 25. Your programme bounced around the British … More A love letter to Oprah Winfrey
I can’t remember where I first heard of this, (probably on Will and Grace), but using the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, you should be able to link any actor, with any other actor and onto Kevin Bacon, within six people, or films. The more you look at it, the sillier it gets, even down to … More Six degrees of Kevin Bacon
It’s funny, you make these sweeping statements about what you want to do with your life. Most of the time, they will come to nothing, but sometimes you get to check said sweeping statements off the list: Watch Dame Judi Dench in an RSC Shakespeare play. Check, and in my favourite play, All’s Well That … More Lifetime ambitions of equality