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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Go easy on my teeth

Posted on November 30, 2017

Years ago I used to be scared of the dentist. Now I have a new fear: the.. >>> more

Are you trying to be funny?

Posted on November 07, 2017

Picture the scene. A small harbour restaurant in the south of France. A nervous.. >>> more

The self help book that didn't help

Posted on September 08, 2017

Sorry, Susan. I couldn’t get beyond the post-it.. >>> more