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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This is your captain speaking

Posted on August 30, 2018

We were flying Ryanair from Stansted Airport. 



We were.. >>> more

Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low

Posted on June 27, 2018

I spent last week on the island of Skye. It was lovely, apart from the wind... >>> more

Thirty minus one

Posted on April 29, 2018

Thirty years married. How could it have slipped our.. >>> more