Category Archives: Things I Like

Recommendations: Rootbeer

The first McDonalds opened in the UK in 1974, the one in Fulham opened sometime in the 70’s and as far I was concerned the best thing about it was the root beer, I was very upset in 1993 when … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Ironing Water

I’m a known hater of ironing, I iron as little as possible and only do the bare minimum (which includes pillowcases and tea towels – yes I know it’s weird, I blame my mother!).This is relatively easy to do in … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Always Infinity

Saturday recommendations are about the things I use and think work or help me in some way. Sometimes, I use things that I don’t like because I have to, for example, my hoover. It’s not a terrible hoover, it does … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Barter Books

This week’s recommendation is geographically tricky for most of the world and for me, most days of the year, but Barter Books is one of my favourite places.There are books and lights and a model train and proper fireplaces and … Continue reading

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Notes from a Holiday

So far we have walked on the beach, bought books (although I traded in some books so I didn’t technically buy books) and generally taken life slowly with some napping on the sofa. Today we are headed into Newcastle and … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Teva’s

I have a problem and that problem is my feet. It’s not just that they’re ugly, it’s that they aren’t very good at being feet and have lots of issues, they are almost completely flat, large (UK size 8) and … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Sally Hansen Nail Rehab

One of the strange side effects of having an allotment is that it really improved my nails. In the first two summers of having the plot , my nails stop flaking and peeling, I think it’s something to do with … Continue reading

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