Getting holiday ready

Getting holiday ready

‘I WANT an airport experience,’ I tell Chris, three weeks before our summer holiday. ‘I want to browse the shops and have breakfast. We need to be ready.’ ‘I’m always ready,’ he says. ‘It’s you…

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A moment of middle-aged madness

A moment of middle-aged madness

‘THERE’S a cicada down my top.’ I say the words calmly, trying not to make a scene in front of the other passengers. But then it starts vibrating. ‘Get it out!’ I pull at my…

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National Read a Book Day

National Read a Book Day

TODAY (September 6th) is National Read a Book Day which means we should all stop what we’re doing, pick up a book and spend the day reading. How fantastic is that? If, like me, you’re…

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Celebrating at The Three Acres Inn

Celebrating at The Three Acres Inn

After months of hard work to finish my master’s degree it was time to celebrate. We booked a table at The Three Acres Inn and Restaurant where we knew a warm welcome was waiting. For…

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The unofficial official results

The unofficial official results

I’M settling down to watch Killing Eve on catch up when the email comes through. It’s from the university, the one I’ve been studying at for what feels like forever. It says there’s an update…

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A Mars a day

A Mars a day

I WALK into work on Monday morning and my boss is almost jumping off her chair she’s that excited. ‘I’ve lost four-and-a-half pounds in my first week at fat club!’ she tells me, clapping her…

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