What to do when you reach your OMG Weight – Part 1

5 MINUTE READ Most people I know have an OMG Weight. Regardless of how much over your ideal weight it is – it might be 1lb it might be 100lbs – it kicks in when you step on the scales, look down, screw up your nose, adjust the little wheel…

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Fancy getting a dog? PART 2 – How I got on renting one for a week.

5 MINUTE READ Preface  Have I mentioned that I have a bit of a crush on Bill Nighy?  You know that rather suave actor who played the ageing rock star in Love Actually. Well I do. It’s not as big a crush as I have on Rick Stein but it’s still…

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Fancy getting a dog? PART 1 – I’ve rented one for a week!

5 MINUTE READ  When I say rented, I don’t mean that I‘ve paid like actual money and someone will send me a random dog. Au contraire, I’ve signed up to Barking Mad, which is a rather clever business that matches dog owners, who don’t want to put their darling doggy…

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Picking pressies for friends + gift advice for men who hate shopping

5 MINUTE READ Birthdays are just so reliable. They pop up year in year out, always on time, although they do seem to come around more frequently these days. It’s a friend’s birthday next week and 6 of us will get together to celebrate over lunch. It’s not a special…

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How To Do A City Break

5 Minute Read Who doesn’t love a city break. They are short and sweet, not too expensive, and if you time it well – Friday morning to Monday evening – your boss, clients or kids won’t even notice you’ve gone. Don’t know if you caught Rick Stein’s Long Weekends (BBC2),…

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How to be an Airbnb Host…and pay for your Holiday

5 MINUTE READ Right now, like at this moment, there’s a guy from New York in my bed. He’s been lathering himself with my shower gel, cooking with my oven and, if he has any sense… using my Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar (it’s the good stuff). Last week it…

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Where to eat if you’re Fed Up With Your Visitors…or Still Having That …

5 MINUTE READ The wait is over!! Welcome to Part II of  The Insider’s Guide to Where to Eat in Glasgow By Occasion So let’s pick up where we left off…. You’re Still Having That Affair  Blimey, this is getting serious. Does George suspect? Anyway, you’ve worked your way through the…

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