Do you remember that advert last Christmas for Apple, with Frankenstein’s Monster joining in the carol singing? He sang ‘Home for the Holidays’. I love that ad, even though it makes me well up with homesickness every time. If you've never seen it, have a look here and then come back. I'll wait. It makes … Continue reading Home for the Holidays
I’d Like to Thank the Academy….
So I received a rather nice shout out from blogger ihaveabadsenseofhumour the other day nominating me for The Black Cat Blue Sea Award. Now I really have no idea what this is but I am taking it as a compliment and that the intention is to nominate fellow bloggers who's work you enjoy reading, so thank … Continue reading I’d Like to Thank the Academy….
Tea with Grandma
If we were having coffee right now... ...well for a start it would be tea, since it's the afternoon. With a properly warmed pot bearing a cosy, china cup and saucer for you, milk in first. We would have the usual back and forth about letting it brew til it's strong enough to not be … Continue reading Tea with Grandma
I Write Because….
I used to do a lot of writing. When I was at school, my best and favoured subjects were the ones where I got to use long words and clever punctuation; history, English lit, anything involving a lengthy written debate. I was good at it, people liked my style. When I left school, and then … Continue reading I Write Because….