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THE REAL MCCOY

03/23/10

I’ve been at it again – hurling myself off cliff tops in pursuit of my dream to fly like a bird. This time it was a pretty big hill -…

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TWO PARENTS OR ONE?

03/15/10

I have been having an interesting and somewhat heated debate with my husband which was prompted by a storyline that is currently running in The Archers. Is it acceptable for…

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GOING ON A COURSE

03/12/10

I went on a course yesterday. Are courses of any use? Discuss. Depends on the course I suppose but work related ones aren’t always fit for purpose. As a solicitor,…

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SPA

03/08/10

I have just had a lovely, girly day out. A brand new hotel in County Durham with a beautiful and well thought through Spa complex. Ideal. Just what was required…

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MY FEAR OF FANCY DRESS

03/01/10

“I’m having a party.”Ooh great.”It’s fancy dress.”Oh.Actually the last two fancy dress parties that I have attended, both celebrating 40th birthdays, have been lovely. But fancy dress really isn’t my…

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TO ZAP OR NOT TO ZAP?

02/27/10

My eyes don’t work! They never have done really. I got my first pair of glasses when I was 11. They were for reading the blackboard and watching TV. On…

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CHILDRENS’ PARTIES

02/26/10

It’s not my son’s birthday this weekend. No leap day means no birthday. But that hardly seems fair, especially when you are 6/1. So we will pretend.The main focus of…

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SCREENS AND CHILDREN

02/19/10

I have a friend with six children. They are intelligent, well mannered, accomplished, engaging and beautiful to boot. I am filled with admiration. Successfully managing four children is a challenge….