Blast from the past! My essay on my year in an Italian convent, which was included in the Leeds University… Read more And Then There Were Nuns
Sometimes, when my life feels a tad too pedestrian, and in my throes of lethargy and general ennui, I read… Read more Peterborough
So it’s been a while! I’ve got a year older, a year wiser and… Yeah. Anyway, apologies for long absence.… Read more 1% Inspiration
Clever clever clever
The fictional Marguerite St Just was the “cleverest woman in Europe” according to her creator, Baroness Emma Orczy, yet she… Read more Clever clever clever
Coming Up Roses
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and… Read more Coming Up Roses
Panic! At the bus stop
I’ve been thinking for a long time about what to blog about next. Since Christmas Day, when I posted some… Read more Panic! At the bus stop
Happy Birthday to Me*!
*it is not my birthday. I, like the queen, have two birthdays. My physical birthday, which is in June (the… Read more Happy Birthday to Me*!
Quick one, found this. Enjoy. http://itsthetie.com/comic/three-wishes/
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My sister-in-law is doing a sponsored ‘sober October’ to raise money for Macmillan cancer. Please, if you can, give just… Read more And now, a word from our sponsor…
When I was in Manchester in the summer, I visited a magic art shop-cum-emporium which sold everything arty you could… Read more Doodles