Monthly Archive: February 2015

Cold weather style

Posted on February 24, 2015

Winds from the Urals will sweep across Europe this week bringing with them an icy blast. Very Dr Zhivago.
 An image of a glamorous Julie Christie (she plays Lara in the iconic film) springs to mind. Swathed in sable fur, with her diamond bright.. >>> more

Equal pay? Time to call it a wrap

Posted on February 23, 2015

I woke this morning to Radio 4 announcing the Oscar winners.




Best actor: Eddie Redmayne. Best film: Birdman. My ears pricked up as I listened for the best actress category. Nothing! The announcer had already skipped on to the.. >>> more

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Boris the bird

Posted on March 30, 2018

A dishevelled blackbird has taken up residence in my.. >>> more

He piles 'em high

Posted on February 21, 2018

I could grow to hate books. A strange thing for a writer to say but hear me.. >>> more

Creeping guilt is worse than creeping pounds

Posted on January 18, 2018

I’ve just eaten the last Christmas mince pie. It tasted.. >>> more