Whilst on the train to work I found myself pondering my own mortality, wondering whether I would live to be an old lady kicking up a fuss in the post office, or whether some freak accident would take my body from this earth before I get to forty five. A strange thing to think perhaps whilst… Continue reading A toast, “to absent friends”
Verbal languages: Acronyms – hundreds of them Bullshit Gossip Body languages: Persistent eye rolling activity Consistent sitting position whether asleep, facebooking or actually doing some work Electronic languages: Email type 1 – war and peace length creations which don’t actually make any sense, but nobody really reads anyway Email type 2 – inappropriate jokes and/or… Continue reading The Office – uncovered
A star studded cast more than over compensates for this slightly self-indulgent, whimsical short story of one man’s moment or should I say several moments, with one of the most famous women in history. The film revolves around the making of the film ‘The Prince and the Showgirl’. The main storyline however is that of… Continue reading My week with Marilyn
Diary of an unexpected house move Monday: Text message from landlord “I’m selling the flat” Friday: Text message from landlord “The flat has been sold. Need to be out asap” Saturday: House viewings in London (100 miles away) Wednesday: Signed contracts and paid deposit Sunday: Moved out and moved… Continue reading Moving swiftly on..
Half way through a 5 hour journey to Norwich, it’s 6.30pm and I’m hungry. I have a 20 minute stopover between stations and there are a myriad of options for food. Wanting to make some effort on the ‘healthy 2014’ objective front I buy a chicken and sushi rice salad with low fat crisps and… Continue reading Salivation on the train
The festive season is like marmite, you either love it or you hate it. In true bah humbug style I am in the latter camp. In an effort to extend some positivity, I do like having a tree in my front room and time off work is pretty awesome. But that’s pretty much where it all ends. Carols… Continue reading Christmas Blissmas?
My enthusiasm for challenges sadly took a bit of a beating these last 12 days thus my attempt to complete the blog every day in November has failed. Starting a new job in London, with a 2 hour door to door journey each way, falling sick and not being paid for 7 weeks have all taken their toll. I have… Continue reading Epic Fail?