Monthly Archives: June 2019

Sunday Music: 7×7 – Turnpike Troubadours

Just because I can and the shuffle on the phone has been obsessed with it this week.

Posted in Music | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Friday Links: Leadership

Happy Friday! I’m still full of cold, I’m getting better but it’s a slow process and the England women through to the World Cup semis aside, the news is pretty awful!Here are this week’s links I was Boris Johnson’s boss: … Continue reading

Posted in Links | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment


The York trip was one of those brilliant ideas Ma and I have sometimes. She was driving to Scotland for a holiday and said that she was thinking of breaking the journey and from there a plan evolved. I’d come … Continue reading

Posted in Sick, Things I Like, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Monday Miscellany: A mini holiday and an stinking cold

Happy Monday! I’m back to work today after a short trip to York and am almost over (I hope) this cold, I discovered that I had asthma after a run of terrible colds that turned into three month coughs and/or … Continue reading

Posted in How I Live | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sunday Music: I’m All Over It – Jamie Cullum

This came on the shuffle the other day and I’d been talking to someone about leaving a job (being made redundant) and this reminded me of the the sheer joy of being done with something. Could be a relationship, could … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Recommendations: L’Oreal Paradise Waterproof Mascara

Mascara is a product that I tend not to change. I was devoted to Benefit Bal Gal Lash but in an emergency switched to a Bourjois which was just as good until it got discontinued. So I switched to a … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping, Things I Like | Leave a comment

Friday Links: I’m on holiday but there is no respite from Brexit or the Tories…

Happy Friday! This list is very short, I stopped updating it on Wednesday. I’m both full of cold and in Yorkshire! Here are the links I got to, have a good weekend! The Empty Promise of Boris Johnson While Tories … Continue reading

Posted in Links | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What I’ve Read – May 2019

I had a really bad month, I started well but then got completely side tracked by needing stuff my tired brain could cope with. Which meant that I bought and romped through all the Chronicles of St Mary’s short stories … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Miscellany: The Rain It Raineth…

Happy Monday!Last week it rained a lot and the forecast isn’t much better for this week! I only have three days in the office this week (one of them in Southampton) on Thursday, I’m going to York for a short … Continue reading

Posted in How I Live | Leave a comment

Sunday Music: Madness – Embarrassment

As I said on Friday, this has been an earworm this week…

Posted in Music | Tagged , , | Leave a comment