Monthly Archive: June 2010

Desperately Seeking Celebrities

Posted on June 30, 2010

Hands up! I’ll be the first to admit that I love reading celebrity interviews. It doesn’t mean I want to hang around street corners or outside clubs in the hope of bumping into my favourite star. That’s the job of the paparazzi, right? Not any.. >>> more

The Village: The Call of the Ice Cream Van

Posted on June 30, 2010

My heart still thumps with excitement when I hear the tinkling tune of an ice cream van. Round my way it’s an up tempo version of Greensleeves which sounds like a medieval minstrel on speed. Every time I hear it I want to rush out into the street.. >>> more

Shoot me now....

Posted on June 20, 2010

I ‘heart’ you
Whenever I hear the phrase ‘I heart you’ I want to reach for the sick bag. It smacks of superficiality rather than true depth of feeling. It’s the verbal equivalent of wading through a river of sticky treacle or being confronted by.. >>> more

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The self help book that didn't help

Posted on September 08, 2017

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