Chopin’s Sock-turn

When Mrs Chopin does the washing she inspires her husband because behind every great composer is a woman doing boring stuff.

crumpled yellow blanket on sofa
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My husband actually THROWS the ‘throw’

Some less than perfect household tips for less than perfect ladies On ordering your world when everyone ignores your orders: Firstly - the people: I once invited a stylish friend, Mabel*, over for a cuppa chai latte. (I have introduced you to her already when I briefly spoke about her cleavage last time). I tell you… Continue reading My husband actually THROWS the ‘throw’

washing line and flowers
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10 beautiful things that make me grateful.

This post is inspired by two other bloggers: Ladynicci and You Baby Me Mummy who both recently wrote lists on gratitude and beauty. I think I'm meant to showcase some new products but as I have not received any freebies I'm not feeling the love need. So instead my first impulse was to write about all my… Continue reading 10 beautiful things that make me grateful.

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To Life, l’chaim!

A TALE OF TWO STAGES  What does the opera 'Vanessa' and the musical 'The Fiddler on the Roof' have in common apart from an engagement toast followed by a dance, a plethora of females, a tragic ending and heaps of singing? The answer is not much. When it comes to chalk and cheese, Vanessa has the… Continue reading To Life, l’chaim!


i DID it

You know when you look at a random looking piece of modern art and say to yourself, "I could have done that!"? Well you didn't did you? Somebody else did and they can look at the same painting and say "I did do that". I have looked at so many paintings and told myself "You… Continue reading i DID it