Spring has sprung!

And boy, ain't it great. I love it: balmy evenings, 20.00 sunsets, cider, the insect reawakening, and someone's radio playing in the background. Oh, and floaty dresses. Who could forget the floaty dresses? I own lots of nice 1950s prom dresses with floral prints, and also have my eye on these little beauties: http://www.lindybop.co.uk/all-dresses-c1/audrey-cutesy-pink-candy-stripe-50s-inspired-swing-dress-p1501 http://www.vivienofholloway.com/women-c70/dresses-c10/grace-victory-rose-cerise-p436 (being … Continue reading Spring has sprung!

Much Ado About Stuffing

Christmas so far: Finished bro's pressie. Finished all my pressies, actually. Hooray! Ate turkey and enjoyed it (normally find it too dry). Christmas tree: And new niece!! Sadly, my sister is very ill and in hospital and I've looked after her eldest daughter. To my eternal credit though, I managed to stay with her all … Continue reading Much Ado About Stuffing

Under the Duvet/On my Armchair

It's shameful, I know. I'm well-educated with an international Classics degree, for goodness' sake! And I know I shouldn't, but I do. Yes, I am guilty of that most perverse pleasure: reading chick-lit. Godddd, I love it. I gobble up 'Shopaholic' books and Bridget Jones' diaries faster than you can say Tolstoy. Or Austen. Or … Continue reading Under the Duvet/On my Armchair


By the way, I have been featured as a guest blogger on http://www.diaryofanocd.wordpress.com. Find me here: http://diaryofanocd.wordpress.com/guest-blogging/maria-this-is-my-ocd-tell-me-yours/ My dad gave me a lift to work. "I'm sorry," I said, as I closed the door. "What for?" asked dad, doing driverly things. "I'm not sure. Being a bit late? Making you go ever so slightly out … Continue reading sorry