How to take better selfies…without pouting

 5 MINUTE READ Let’s be honest selfies are vain and a bit pointless but hey, on a night out or sitting in a beach bar they can be fun….but getting a good one ain’t easy.  I average about 25 duffers to one mildly acceptable pic Now that I’m posting regular…

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A Comfy but Hideous Cardi

3 MINUTE READ We’ve all got at least one (well I hope we all do, or that makes me a bit weird)…a comfy but hideous cardi, that we hide from the world.  Generally it’ll be ancient. It probably has holes. It might even smell a bit. And we would never,…

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Binge-watching

5 MINUTE READ Finding a box set worthy of a binge-watch can take almost as long as watching the damn thing. I spend many an evening flicking through Netflix as I ponder whether I fancy a murder or maybe a bit of infidelity or perhaps something foreign, and then it’s…

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A Solitary Afternoon Movie – with Revels

3 MINUTE READ Sneaking off to see a movie on an afternoon feels just downright naughty – like bunking school or slinging a sickie: the rest of the world is busy working, commuting, cooking, while you’ve simply opted out.   Turning a visit to the cinema into a joy packed…

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My charity shop Loubs!

3 MINUTE READ So there I was, on a wet Tuesday morning with a couple of work deadlines looming and no milk for coffee. As I dashed to the corner shop, I glanced in the window of the Marie Curie charity shop and stopped dead in my tracks. NO!!. It couldn’t be.…

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John Malkovich’s Granny’s Carrot Cake

3 MINUTE READ You know one of those days that is so annoying or frustrating that doing something positive – like yoga or a walk or moaning to a friend – just doesn’t cut it. The sort of day where you’ve spent an hour on the phone questioning your eye-watering…

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