Category: Life

Why Valentine’s Day Is The Most Disturbing Day Of The Year

Just as we’re all managing to button our jeans after the gluttony of Christmas, the next biggest scam of the year comes to smack us all square in the face. Yes, I’m talking about Valentine’s Day. I saw the cards out in Tesco on…

A Commoner’s Take On The Royal Wedding

Unless you live in a cave, you won’t have escaped the news about the upcoming nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Aside from being everyone’s favourite Prince (although it’s hardly stiff competition), what is it that has got everyone so whipped up into a frenzy about…

Christmas Gone Crackers

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Mariah Carey blaring away wherever you go…the time has come to admit that Christmas season is upon us. It has been for weeks, but I like to keep in a bubble of denial until at least December. What is it about ‘the most…

The Netflix Fix – Part I

I’m a sucker for a Netflix series. There aren’t many I haven’t watched; even one where Jennifer Love-Hewitt set up a massage parlour where all of the clients that visited looked like Clark Kent and had bodies carved from stone. Exactly the type of blokes I…

Liebster Award

I’ve been avidly following can_we_skip_the_teenager_bit on Instagram for some time now. It gives me a taste of what’s to come with my daughter in the future and appeals to my sense of humour with posts that reveal parenting in all its unglamorous glory. So, thanks to Sheree for…