Tag Archives: Random rambling

Inappropriate festive decorations

Now I know we’re in the grip of “economic crisis” just now, and it would be churlish to expect holiday decorations to be particularly high up a council’s priority list.  Perhaps the current fixation with political correctness has scared councils … Continue reading

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Asparagus logic

As I rifled with increasing frenzy through the packets of asparagus tips in Sainsburys muttering “too fat, too fat” and drawing odd looks from nearby strangers, I was not being snobbish (although asparagus strikes me as a hoity toity vegetable).  … Continue reading

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Empty Nest Syndrome

Years ago (we won’t work out how many *wince*) when my departure to university was drawing ever nearer, my Mother remarked a few times that she would suffer Empty Nest Syndrome when Freshers’ Week started.  Empty Nest Syndrome is psycho-speak … Continue reading

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Bath time

The phrase “terrible twos” doesn’t refer just to age.  It can refer also, to quantity.  My little man is an irrepressible cheeky little chappie but when paired up with my parents’ Demon Dog, mischievous mayhem has been known to ensue, … Continue reading

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Crafting heaven or hell?

I have just returned from The Range.  I *love* that place.  Amongst all sorts of other housing and pet paraphernalia, is a veritable treasure trove of craft-related goodies. Lately I have avoided going anywhere near this Aladdin’s Cave as I’m … Continue reading

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Five Question Friday!

1. Vow renewal ceremonies-yay or nay? I can’t say that I have feelings either way on this one.  I think any type of vow exchange/renewal/wedding/hand-fasting etc is entirely up to the couple themselves, and not really anyone else’s concern. 2. … Continue reading

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Makeover

Perhaps it’s sheer vanity, but when there’s a special event coming up….one where you know there will be cameras about….the temptation is there to plan beautification around that special event.  Sometimes it means delaying a hair appointment or manicure beyond … Continue reading

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