Is this the most ridiculous Facebook advert ever?


Seriously, the woman is quite obviously pregnant. And indeed, I fear that she might even be someone famous but given my knowledge of famous people is really quite bad, I’m not sure.  This is definitely my top contender to most ridiculous facebook advertisement ever. However, second in the queue is this beauty – This lovely…

There was no rapture, there was only turmoil


This weekend has been quite peculiar. We were offered tickets to a gig on Wednesday night from Q magazine for a competition entry – free train travel, night in a hotel and posh gig, FREE BOOZE etc. Awesome. Totally awesome. What should I wear crisis? I had my legs waxed on Saturday afternoon which was…

Perfume and the pain of shopping for it.


I am reasonably crap at perfume, it took me years and years to get into it and I still don’t really understand the top notes / middle notes / base notes bits in the perfume and the only things that I know I like are musk and rose smells. I am also aware that the…

Last night I ran almost 3 miles


this was a major shock to my head but strangely, my body didn’t even blink. I was tired when I got home but not even remotely exhausted and I don’t ache at all today. This was really quite exciting, I am definitely getting fitter. My next goal is to run 5 miles and try and…

An exercise in stuffing things – mushrooms and pork mainly.


Simon has been talking about opening a restaurant that concentrates mainly on stuffing – many different types of stuffing but mainly balls of tasty stuffing to serve with roast dinners. I prefer the idea of stuffing things – mushrooms, pork, etc. Friday night ended up being mildly alcoholic in nature, we decided to meet some…

Getting started on getting fit and slim


I think this is one of the most daunting things to do. It requires commitment, time, denial of pleasures, thinking about things on a regular basis, planning ahead and regular exercise. Even the thought of starting such a thing is daunting and quite often I am paralysed with indecision on where to start and how…