9th February 2021

Marital bliss despite my love of musicals

Who doesn’t want to be in a world where everyone bursts into song and dance? My husband for one. Ask him why and he’ll reply, “If […]
2nd February 2021

Tank’s call to arms for ‘forgotten’ workers

I heard from my old pal Tank Sherman the other day. For those who don’t know him…where’ve you been? Tank is a much loved and respected […]
4th January 2021

Disturbing times that I’d sooner forget

Well, I’ve just said goodbye and good riddance to a good friend…I say ‘good friend’ more like ‘promised’ to be a good friend. Full of ideas […]
21st December 2020

Camera, action, lights, as I take the plunge

What is it about Christmas lights that make us all go misty eyed and utter sounds like a donkey in labour? By the way I’m not […]
14th December 2020

Getting to the bottom of the handbag craze

Apparently, Billy Connolly once said: “A woman’s mind is as complex as the contents of her handbag; even when you get to the bottom of it, […]
30th November 2020

How to lay the perfect table… my way

Now that we’ve heard Christmas hasn’t been cancelled I thought that this year I might make an extra special attempt when it comes to setting the […]
27th November 2020

Independent floristry training school launched Christmas campaign to save England’s endangered species

Master Florists Julie Collins and Tina Parkes of award-winning British Floral Academy of Art, launches a special festive fundraising campaign to help save England’s most threatened […]
23rd November 2020

Oh, for the days of proper greengrocers

In the summer I happened to go shopping in a small Cornish town where I was staggered to find, amongst the endless pasty and charity shops, […]
17th November 2020

Phrases that just make my blood boil…

If ‘lockdown’, ‘furlough’,  ‘key worker’,  ‘self isolate’ and ‘social distancing’ along with ‘coronavirus’ have been declared as some of the most used words of 2020 then […]