My Ride

6 Republic is now open and it’s one of my favourite events. Happening twice a year in May and November there is always so much excitement and buzz around the event in the run up to it. It always opens on the 6th day of the relative month and I’ve been super busy for the last…

Work Hard, Play Harder

Back in the 70’s, and 80’s I think, Mars used the slogan ‘a Mars a day helps you work, rest and play’ in the UK and some other countries too I believe. It’s become one of the most famous advertising slogans and is still remembered today. Several years after they stopped using it a study…

Choose your Battles

My battles over the last few days have been against myself. Feeling grumpy and moody (honestly I know I’m a woman n stuff but that’s really not like me) and struggling with a need to sleep versus a desire to keep myself busy til crazy hours of the morning. Nothing bad had happened to put…

The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades

  There are lots of things I can rely on my friends to do or say given the opportunity. Top of that list is ‘lower the tone’ (they know who they are and I can assure you they just read that and said to themselves “yups, she’s talking about me” with a broad grin on…

Friends will be Friends

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…I’m seriously the worst friend EVER.  I have a very small, close friend group…very, very small and I have so much love and admiration for the ladies in that group but I do have a tendency to be a little reclusive. Often that’s because I’m super busy…

Get on your Bike

There’s been a tv programme this week that everyone has been talking about! We’ve all been waiting with baited breath to find out the fate of our favourites…yes! It was the final of the Great British Bake Off! I’m actually watching it now as I write this and while I will probably know who the…

There But for the Grace of God Go I

It’s a sad fact that there is probably not one single person reading this that hasn’t been affected in some way by cancer. Be it  ourselves, a friend, family member or partner all of us will have been touched by cancer at some point in our lives. If you haven’t been then you are a…

Beach Days and Getaways

I can be a little OCD but then so can a lot of people. In Second Life that manifests itself in a number of ways but one of the ones I notice most is my ‘fear’ of running out of things: L$ – My friend posted the other day that she was down to her…

This is Where the Magic Happens

Oh if only *laughs* I was showing a friend around my new house a couple of days ago and as I showed him the partially (at the time) decorated bedroom he said ‘so this is where the magic happens’. It gave me quite the chuckle to myself. Oh the irony! Well, now I’ve finished decorating…

A Year Goes By – My First Year of Blogging

Wow! It’s Sunday again huh? Where did THAT week go? In fact where did that YEAR go? Today is the anniversary of 1 year of blogging on the WordPress platform. I had blogged previously on blogspot but I really didn’t take it very seriously and I was erratic to say the very least.  I initially…

Ain’t Nothing Going on But the ‘Rents

I have the parental units visiting this weekend. Oh the joy! No, really…it is a joy to see them. As I’ve written before my stepmother has Alzheimers and my father hasn’t always dealt with it well. He’s always been a man on a short fuse with a bark terrifying more scary than his bite and…