My favourite toy wasn’t really a toy at all; it was a box. What was so special about this empty box? Why did I love it so? Continue reading My favourite childhood toy: adventures in time and space
Like Clare Balding, I grew up with pets. Unlike Clare Balding we didn’t have horses or ponies or occasionally have the Queen Mother over for lunch. Continue reading My Animals and Other Family
Voyage is that rare thing: a perfect dose of new nostalgia that welcomes you like an old friend. It may not be perfect, but we’re thankful it’s around. Continue reading Going on a Voyage with ABBA
The cold bites my fingers, chilling them to the bone, while yet more snow floats down from the sky, hitting my eyelashes and blurring my vision. I fear that I will end up like Captain Scott. Continue reading The Great Pizza Expedition: my most memorable journeys #9
This album will forever remind me of my third year at university, when I was living in a shabby terraced house, with an ancient red formica kitchen, a temperamental boiler and single-glazed windows that rattled with the passing traffic. Continue reading A to Z Best 90s Albums: Garbage
This month featured 80’s pop music,a robot arm, Agatha Christie and an attempt at writing a short story! Continue reading March Highlights from My Mashed Up Life
It’s a shame Five Star have been forgotten because listening to them again now I’ve been reminded of how great some of their songs were. Continue reading Sounds of my childhood: Rain or Shine
A quick summary of the past thirty years of my life – yes, really! Continue reading Funny How Time Flies… what have you been doing for the last 30 years?