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Getting some me time

Getting some me time

Exhausting isn't it?  This holiday season.   That and the shorter days.  And the end of term.  And it feeling like forever since you had a holiday.  Or even a proper day off.   And all you can see ahead of you is a chasing your tail with getting ready…
Buying appliances the Miele way

Buying appliances the Miele way

I am big fan of experiences.   Not only are they great fun but they create fabulous memories.  I think we have been through the Red Letter Day's catalogue and done most of them between us, everything from driving experiences to wine tastings to photography days.  What I have never…
What are your must see films

What are your must see films

It was during Abigail's Party recently that it happened.   Not an actual party at Abigail's, I don't know anyone called Abigail.  Let alone Lawrence.  And don't get me started on olives. Now you see if you haven't seen that film, that last paragraph makes no sense to you.  …
I love days like this

I love days like this

When you open the curtains and see frost on the ground The sun just poking through the trees that have yet to lose the last of their leaves.     White tops along the hedge Hearing frost melting off trees and dripping onto the grass     Seeing your own…
And so it begins

And so it begins

Well actually it doesn't begin now, some of it starts in January. "Done my Christmas shopping in the January sales.   Saved loads of money" Oh give over.   I can't even begin to discuss that one. The rest of it starts in about August as the bigger shops clear…