….but we are all fabulous.

Vancouver – part 2 – the Vancouver bits

Where to start? As I wrote in some of my postcards, it has great scenery, great wildlife, great art, great food, great people and a great atmosphere. It is no … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Before The Dawn – Kate Bush

Music, theatre, film, imagination, puppetry, mime, dance, art…. All of these elements conspired to make Kate Bush’s show unforgettable. In a world used to complex special effects, the relatively simple use of … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vancouver – part 1 – the non-Vancouver bits

Steve and I are just back from 9 days in Vancouver and I still can’t believe how great a time we had. Over the past 4 years that we’ve been … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spectacular speech by Emma Watson

At the weekend, actor Emma Watson gave a fantastic speech about gender equality to the UN, launching a UN campaign called He for She. I was so enamoured of the … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Running for fitness and fun

I have an on-off relationship with running. I first took it up when I worked for the police as a civilian 15 years ago. I was overweight and wanted to … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Antilocution – sticks and stones may break your bones, but words CAN hurt you too

“Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you”– this was a phrase I grew up with – a way of teaching children that teasing was … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

No news is good news – for the reader at least

On my favourites bar on my computer, alongside links to my bank account, credit cards etc. I have a link to this article: Once in a while it catches … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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