Reasons why I don’t have kids #74

This time last year I was fully embracing my inner urban gardener, cultivating a couple of window boxes and pots from scratch and nurturing a jasmine, which was given to me as a present. My little balcony was becoming a pretty, twinkly haven. The only thing missing were fairies. They’re real. ^hard stare^. Granted, the […]


I’ve always loved this time of year the most: the smells, the colours, the pleasure of digging out your knitwear and boots.  Less so here, as it’s still twenty-three degrees – but you get the idea.  It’s always felt like a new leaf turning over, more so than Spring for me.  I like the idea […]

Paris bound

My brain is already in the French capital………  (oui, oui, porquoi, mais où est le canard avec le chapeau vert?) – see?! Bag(s) packed, yes lady maintenance done and everything in good order, yes knock-out Saturday night ensemble, yes a Paris apartment, a man, a moped and two cases of champagne waiting for me on the […]