In Repose

In Repose

Happy Sunday! I was thinking today about what Sunday's used to be like when I was a child. Shops didn't open at all on Sunday's then and the pubs opened for a couple of hours at lunchtime and then closed again until later in the evening. It was housework day in our home too. We [...]

Where the World Gets Put to Rights

Where the World Gets Put to Rights

This is the kind of place, with the kind of view, where I could imagine sitting for hours with a friend and just putting the world to rights over a few drinks. I'd love that kind of big porch, preferably somewhere warm, but not humid and right on the beach. The name of this house [...]

These Streets Will Make You Feel Brand New

These Streets Will Make You Feel Brand New

"Even if it ain't all it seems, I got a pocketful of dreams Baby I'm from New York Concrete jungle where dreams are made of There's nothing you can't do Now you're in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you Hear it for New York, New York, [...]

Where Are We Travelling To?

Where Are We Travelling To?

Good morning. Pretty sure we all feel that way a bit at the moment right? Different countries doing different things. Trying to remember what normal was. I had toyed with the idea of booking a late summer cruise a few months ago...I don't think I'll ever go on a cruise now...It's well and truly scrubbed [...]

A Little Magic at Christmas

A Little Magic at Christmas

Good morning. There is so much going on right now in real life and second life with the run-up to Christmas. I find, as I'm sure many others do, that my time is very limited and I have to be lazer-focused on getting things done. I've never been the best at suffering fools very gladly [...]

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Good morning and Happy Friday!  I hope all my American friends had a wonderful thanksgiving and aren't suffering too much today from the effects of over-eating! The countdown to Christmas starts in earnest now that we're hurtling towards December and I plan on scouring the Black Friday sales online today to grab some Christmas presents in [...]