Category Archives: Lifestyle

A Mirror, the Sun and a Princess

  I apologise if you’re expecting a fairy tale because it’s like a story from the Twilight Zone. There is a Princess, but she’s taken, there is a mirror and there is a happy ending. Do you have one of … Continue reading

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Fashion and Window Dressing

Have you noticed how boring provincial shop displays are today? Every day I walk through town and I pass all these shops.  Debenhams – New Look – River Island –  Miss Selfridge – Burton – TopShop – Topman These are their frontages in Beverley. This to me says. … Continue reading

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Royal Opera House, Ballet, The Ivy and a Birthday

This was a landmark birthday and I thought a bit of spoiling wouldn’t go amiss, so off we trundled to London. Because I’m not from Peru, don’t possess a red coat and never travel with Marmalade sandwiches I went as … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

I had no intention of writing this, in fact I was going to write a little post about my visit to The Royal Opera House and the phenomenal Mariinksy Ballet, but as always I digress and that will have to wait … Continue reading

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Chickens Doing Well 

So I moved the chickens off the lawn and they seem to thriving, and of course it doesn’t matter if they chow up the grass in their new place. If your a bit lost then you might want to read … Continue reading

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Parents

Have you noticed how many Parenting books, articles, columns, blogs there are today? Type Parenting Guides into Google and there are 11,100,000 results. Do parents have time to do any parenting after they have read all the articles on how … Continue reading

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Does The Media Annoy You Too?

Are London 2017 World Championships the end of an era for athletics in Britain? ALAN TYERS I have to ask the question, WHY? Why couldn’t this headline have said. ‘Athletic stars leave a legacy to motivate and inspire.’ Or. ‘Retiring champions leave … Continue reading

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