Sometimes, when my life feels a tad too pedestrian, and in my throes of lethargy and general ennui, I read the Peterborough column in the Daily Mail (my mum buys it. I read it second hand). It always gives me a boost. My life is wonderful. Here are some classics:
As someone who's been single for a couple of years now, I'm always on the lookout for some susceptible chap which I can nab as my own. My hunting ground has traditionally been the internet - okcupid, tinder, bumble - but these have provided nothing of any real longevity. And it's not for want of … Continue reading Finding Lurrve
Hello, hello? Is this thing on? So, my 'short break' from blogging turned into an eighteen month void of emptiness - let it never be said that I do things by halves! - and I suppose I should fill you in on all the exciting things that have happened to me since July 2016. Well, … Continue reading Returning
So it's been a while! I've got a year older, a year wiser and... Yeah. Anyway, apologies for long absence. But here is a story I wrote for Liars' League, a monthly competition-type thing. Enjoy! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=niQoAu3-wk4 Follow Liars' League on Twitter: https://twitter.com/liarsleague?lang=en-gb Here are the other stories (the theme was Genous and Madness): 1. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fmogTpt4N0Q … Continue reading 1% Inspiration
A fleeting visit, just to show a work in progress (wip). Currently making a crochet bag for a colleague. Check out the progression! I'll post a picture when it's completely finito. Also, I've not been blogging so much lately because I've been busy writing a piece for a novel competition! Wish me luck...
The fictional Marguerite St Just was the "cleverest woman in Europe" according to her creator, Baroness Emma Orczy, yet she took about 10* chapters before she realised that her husband, Sir Percy Blakeney, was the Scarlet Pimpernel. That is despite it being PATENTLY OBVIOUS. And so brings us to today's subject: being clever. Or being … Continue reading Clever clever clever
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) Roses, not only being my favourite chocolates, are the theme of today's post. (They are not my favourite flowers. That accolade belongs to peonies). I digress. Roses. Names. What's in a … Continue reading Coming Up Roses