A Cup of Tea With Me

  Slippers are on, cosy cardigan full force, cat on my shoulder, and I’m ready to chat. You thought I was joking about the cat on my shoulder, didn’t you. Yeah well you were wrong. She perches up there like she’s first mate on a ship and then crawls all over me with her kneady claws getting all arse pelican…

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Chatty Blogs I Love

Much has been made recently of the lack of chat on some blogs, and the need to always be useful in every post forever, lest we waste our readers’ time. Last week I admitted I had the worst case of writers constipation the world had ever seen, and my blog suffered for it. When I couldn’t just chat, and was too…

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Rex Manning Day

Happy Rex Manning day, folks! I’ve celebrated it (accidentally but what impeccable timing) by recording a Sweet Teen Club podcast episode on Empire Records and I will at least call someone “mon amour” before the day is through. I may also bring someone their lunch, that’s undecided. April 8 is the day Rex Manning comes to do an in-store signing…

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6 Ways to Start Your Day

Speaking of sleep deprivation, in the hellish years where I operated on .21% capacity, I used to read magical stories about women who got up a full hour before their children to be one with the universe and exercise before gliding down the stairs ready to face the day. At that point my mornings usually went somewhere along the lines…

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A Cup of Tea With Me

And just like that, there we are. WordPress dashboard and me having a drink together at a reunion, all awkward and shit. Hopefully it will forgive my goofy gaffes and conversation faux pas and one day I’ll remember how to do this again. Thanks so much for stopping by yesterday and letting me know your thoughts, I really do appreciate…

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Taking Stock

I know! I haven’t done one of these for ages. Making : A very soft cowl scarf thingy, which has been terribly neglected this last week or two. Cooking : A lego cake, laksa, pasta, pumpkin and goat cheese ravioli, smoky baked barbecue beans, and endless banana cakes. Drinking : Yorkshire tea, champagne (joint VM blogiversary and Biggie’s birthday), green juice. Reading : I’ve just started the Bourne…

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