2nd July Today is the birthday of comedian Peter Kay so here’s his alter ego Geraldine Mcqueen with her first hit song from “Britain’s Got The Pop Factor And Possibly A New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly On Ice” & here’s her appearance on “Take That Come To Town.” Very funny 🙂 Today’s the first main […]
I may have mentioned that my friend Natalie & I had tickets to see Take That this week…well, the counting down sleeps came to an end & we went on Tuesday night to Villa Park, Birmingham and were not disappointed. I was already slightly over excited having spotted the stadium with the giant man from […]
It’s my Dad’s 70th birthday so I dedicate today’s blog to him 🙂 I inherit my best (generosity, loyalty, sense of humour & book-loving) and worst (intolerance, impatience, unsociability & temper) personality traits from him, which I think drives Mum mad at times. It also means that at times we are the daddy-daughter cliche but […]
This morning, after many months of bad sleep again, and, after letting Stella out at 6am, I went back to bed. Didn’t wake up until 10am and missed church. The precious sleep was much needed though. OK, I thought, I’ll watch the BBC’s Big Questions show, only to find it finished it’s latest run last […]
I was going to blog about something else but after a day of tutting and sighing at the awful (or aweful as I’ve seen more than once over the last few days!) spelling and grammar on Twitter & Facebook again I thought I’d have a ramble about that instead. I’m not talking about slang, […]
June 18th A few notable birthdays today. Not only the original domestic goddess Delia Smith, but also the singer Alison Moyet and Sir Paul McCartney which means I get to pick a couple of great music videos to share with you today!
As mentioned last week, my trips to Venice played a big part in my fascination with Carnival masks. I like masks of all descriptions but the Venetians have a knack for the elaborate & extravagant and therefore the collection I started is of those. These are the first 2 items I bought there. The hand-held […]