Hello everyone What are you doing today to celebrate the New Year? I trust you all had a good New Year’s Eve and are chilling today. This is isn’t a New Year’s resolutions post but, later in the year, I will touch on a couple of things I intend to
Hi everyone! Did you have a good Christmas Day? Sadly, I was a bit under the weather, as we say here. A combination of too much to do and a virus caught up with me. Reader, I ate nothing that day! But making up for it now, plus, as it’s
How’s the build-up to Christmas going for you? I’m finding it quite hard to get into the Christmas spirit this year, because, you know, it’s not exactly been a good year for the world. And I almost (but not quite) banned my reading of political articles over the Christmas holidays,
This is my usual hat post with an added twist at the end – I have some news for you, my friends! OK, it’s the end of another year and another hat to share with Judith and her #hatattack session. It’s quite cold here in the UK. We’ve had some
Down south where I live in the UK, today’s a proper frosty winter day with cold weather forecast for the rest of the week. So I should be talking about keeping warm and wearing winter woollies. Instead, I’m writing about short sleeved party dresses as it’s nearly that time again.
Hello everyone! Last Saturday we showed Brooklyn – what a lovely, nostalgic almost elegiac film. Mark Kermode called it a fairytale of New York and you couldn’t have had a more exquisite actor in Saoirse Ronan who is the sweet centre of this story of love, longing and identity. The
I don’t know about you, but the weather here hasn’t been typical of a British autumn. It’s been warm and benign with few frosts, and not a lot of rain either. Usually, I miss that ‘window’ of jacket-wearing weather as it’s gone straight from hot to cold. But not
I notice my last two hat posts weren’t identified as part of the ‘Hatwalk’ series. I started the monthly hat feature way back in February 2015 as a platform for my hats. I wear a different hat every month for this (of which the majority are from charity shops
Hi everyone Another busy week doing this and that meant I hadn’t had much time to do another blog. But, not to worry I said to myself. I know that the next post is going to be about Autumn/Fall clothes. So far, so good, and let’s be honest, a bit
I can’t believe it – this is the 5th season of our film society. We showed a wonderful French film, La famile Belier, which is set in a village not far from Paris and is about a French farming family whose members are profoundly deaf, apart from their one daughter.