Why Would I Want To Write A Book?

Carissimi Friends, I’m taking my foot off the pedal of blogging for a couple of months because I’m busy writing a novel. Why would I (or anyone) want to write a novel? To be rich? – No. It’d be more likely by playing the lottery To be famous – No. YouTube would work better To…

How To Choose A Husband

There is no such thing as ‘The Perfect Husband’ because perfection doesn’t hang around with humans. There is no such thing as a universal good husband, just like there is no universal key for every lock in the world (sexual innuendo not intentional). Although every woman needs a husband suited to her, there are still…

You Can Only Fit In A Weekend What You Can Do In 2 Days

The easiest way to feel down at the end of a weekend is to plan too many things and not be able to do them all. According to new research, we’re far happier spending 30£ on a cleaner than on a new pair of shoes (assuming we’ve already got all the shoes we actually need)….

Awards time!

Hi! I didn’t think you would be interested in what I do, like and… mess up, but two very sweet bloggers, Cheila from Pink For Days  and Mrs S LDN nominated me for these awards, so I owe it to them to write this post (thank you girls! I’m chaffed that you’ve chosen little me!)…

“Are you a good driver?” Test

Why do I keep going on about driving? Because, unless we live in a large city with good public transports, we spend ages behind the steering wheel. Also, as soon as we become parents, we turn into the kids’ default taxi service. So let’s see if we are up to… speed with our driving. Have…

Taming The Driving Jitters

When I have to drive my husband’s car or a rental car or any car that’s not my trusted little one, I feel like I’m eighteen again. I don’t mean young/fit/adventurous eighteen. No, unfortunately not. I mean scared-to-drive eighteen. So this is my advice to you who are: eighteen (or seventeen) and harbour homicidal impulses…