10 Awesome* Words and Phrases

4 MINUTE READ   *Just for the record, I hate the word Awesome.  When you were aged about 8 did you look up Naughty Words in your school dictionary?    Oh, ok, that was just me then.   Anyways, I still do that – but now I use Urban Dictionary. It’s one…

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Random Thoughts During A Facial

2 MINUTE READ Does anyone else suffer from endless Random Thoughts during a facial or massage making it nigh on impossible to relax during a Relaxation Treatment? Here’s how a recent facial went down with me… The Lovely Therapist: “Just lie down, shut your eyes and relax.” Me: “Ok”  Lie down, shut…

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Being Ginger…and 12 Lovable Things About Redheads

4 MINUTE READ My name is Jill and I am a GINGER. There, said it. You might not know it if you were looking at me – over the years my hair has morphed from Neon Ginger to sorta Auburn Ginger + I have succumbed to societal pressure and had…

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12 Midlife Crushes – The Prince, The Pool Guy…and Ryan Gosling

3 MINUTE READ When you’re young having a crush is easy. It’s either based on LOOKS – that gorgeous barman in your local, or FAME  – that bloke from Love Island or maybe even – TALENT – that guy who used to be in One Direction. When you’re a little…

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I’ve Been Nominated!

I’m in The Final! No, not Miss Universe, silly! Embed from Getty Images Much more important than that – J U S T… The Funniest Blogger Category in The Annual Bloggers Bash Awards in L  O  N  D  O  N The last time I’ve been this thrilled was back in the…

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Lipstickgate! Or How to Glide Through Airport Security Like An A-Lister

5 MINUTE READ Does anyone else find themselves scurrying down the Airport Security zig-zag lines, desperately stuffing anything remotely liquid-ey into the tiniest of plastic bags, gulping down the last drops of water before bin-ing the plastic bottle, and screaming at complete strangers… IS LIPSTICK A LIQUID? Oh, that’s a…

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I’ve Blogged for One Year and Made ZERO…but Love It Anyway

5 MINUTE READ If you are a regular blog reader or a big social media user you’ll probably have come across posts with titles along the lines of…. WOW! How I Made £5000 in my first Month of Blogging!! Or I Gave up My Horrible Job and Now Make $200k…

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