Monthly Archive: July 2012

Read all about it

Posted on July 31, 2012

I prefer to read a good book in my spare time, not trawl through Parish Council minutes. However, I’ve reluctantly set aside the latest Hilary Mantel publication and immersed myself in an epic tale of a different kind. One in which the plot is only.. >>> more

Dot to dot

Posted on July 27, 2012

I applaud the Government’s insistence that local people must have a voice in decisions that affect their community. Yay! *waves flag*. Honesty and openness are GOOD (and rare) things, especially when it comes to politics.  That’s why I welcomed the.. >>> more

Field of dreams

Posted on July 12, 2012

If you build (on) it … they will come. Sadly, I’m talking about property developers, not American baseball heroes. Last year the coalition government introduced the Localism Bill which saw the relaxing of rural planning criteria in favour of.. >>> more

What a woman wears affects how she thinks

Posted on July 04, 2012

A friend phoned me in a tizzy the other morning. She was going to an important networking event and couldn’t decide what to wear. As we ruthlessly evaluated the entire contents of her wardrobe - tarty, bland, perfect! - I realised that there was.. >>> more

Recent Articles

That's too kind of you, Lorraine

Posted on March 27, 2019

Lorraine Kelly received a special award from the Television and Radio.. >>> more

Dodging Divorce Monday

Posted on January 07, 2019

Today is Divorce Monday I tell my husband.

“What does that mean?” he.. >>> more

The five star rating that left me cold

Posted on December 30, 2018

Do you give your departing house guests a rating on a scale of one to five? I.. >>> more