Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow…


I have to admit that I am still like a small child when it starts snowing as I jump up and down excitedly and press my face to the oh so cold window. Snow is still as enchanting and mystical to me as it always was and I am still moved by the way that … Continue reading

Commuter culture: part one


When I first moved to London I moved from a little village in the depths of Somerset. I had never seen so many people in one place in my life. To say I was gob-smacked maybe understating it just a little bit. But,  after a while I became used to the huge morass of people, … Continue reading

Redundancy looming….what next?


Thanks to the coalition government I will shortly be made redundant and while this is daunting at the same time it opens up a world of new possibilities, which is also daunting now I think about it! Oh!… At least now I will be able to implement one of one of my top five cost-cutting … Continue reading

What is important and what isn’t? – buying your own home


Firstly, I just want to say thank you to everyone who read my previous blog ‘peer pressure when you are 30++’ and liked or commented on it. It is so interesting to see what others get out of something that I have written. Obviously I know what was in my head when I wrote it … Continue reading

The (sub)urban gardener: part 1 of many..


We moved into our current, and first actual, house in late March this year (2010) and this is the first time in my 11 years of living in London that I have had an outside space to call my own. I have to admit that I have been maybe a smidge over-excited about the whole … Continue reading