2006

Riding in Cars With Boys*

*There is no particular reason for this title. I have not been riding in cars with boys, although I have, in fact, been watching…

Bah Humbug – reprise

Well, I’m pleased to announce that the Christmas shopping is complete. Is not wrapped, obviously, and is not NICE, but is at least complete,…

Caught a Light Sneeze

So, had me a couple of days off. I’ve been ill, folks: ill with a horrible fluey thing that would take me in its…

A List: Because I’m Lazy

So, I went to the doctor’s on Friday. (Don’t worry, I’m not dying, it was just to change a prescription. No need for cards…

Bah, Humbug

Well, folks, it’s less than a month until Christmas – let the fun begin! (And by “Let the fun begin” I mean, “Let Terry…

Old Skool Amber

Remember that novel I was writing? Yeah, it would be good if I’d actually done that, wouldn’t it? Why, I could be sitting here…

Haircut 100

So, I got my hair cut today. I’d show you a picture, but actually? You can just look at any one of the pictures…

Glass Houses, Much?

Remember The Perfect People I whined wrote about last week? Well, it turns out I’m not quite done with them yet. In fact, one…

The Red Weals Are Back In Town

Guess who just got back today? Did you guess, “Them wild-eyed weals that’d been away”? Correct! Damn, but you’re good… Yep, the red weals…

A State of Undress

AAARGH the stress, the stress! Make it go away! Actually, I came up with a great technique to create more hours in the day…

In My Own Domain…

Woo hoo! Got me a domain, people. Got me www.foreveramber.co.uk, so now my blawg is all professional, like. *Snort*

Anyway, now that I have my shiny new domain, I will probably be absent from it for a few days, because I? Am having one hell of a week. Two commissions from The Scotsman (both of them big ‘uns, 15000 words +), three article commissions from my insurance company client, two from my lovely gift site client, plus all of my blogging, all to do by Monday. Guess what I’ll be doing this weekend, then! (Did you guess "Working like a slave, whilst beating off PR people with

A Day in the Life

This post was originally written for the History Matters Campaign, which decreed today, October 17th 2006, National Blog Day, the day on which people…

A List. Stop Whining.

Because I am lazy, here’s a quick update on my life and times, in handy list form. Enjoy! The caravan is back. And parked…

A Dog’s Life

Rubin writes… GOD. My life is SO hard right now, let me tell you. I’m like, stressed to the MAXX here, you know what…

Spam Title of the Month Award

From: Norbert Allison To: Amber McNaught Title: You offend our chief! I was actually really dissapointed to find that Norbert’s email was actually just…

Ugg Update

Fashionistas: look away now. What I have to show you here today ain’t pretty, and I mean that literally. So, you remember this entry?…

A Note….

… to all of the people (the many, many people) who’ve been finding this blog lately after googling some variation of “worried that baby…

Bowled Over

We’re going to a networking event next month through Business Buzz. It’s a bowling night. I’m not looking forward to it. Oh, it’s not…

Why Journalists Hate PRs Part 2

Well, because it’s Friday, and because I obviously didn’t learn my lesson the first time I wrote about this, here’s another prime example of…

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BIG BED

Rubin writes… Oh man, wait till I tell you what I did last night! You will be, like, SO impressed! So, as y’all know,…

PINK BOWL!

Rubin writes… Oh man, lookit what I got, I gotta PINK BOWL! Now, I know what yoos all are thinkin’. Yoos are all, “OMG…

Oops! I Did It Again!

Rubin writes… Yeah, so last night? After we’d got home from my Norma and John’s? I waited till A&T were asleep then I crapped…

An Accused (Rubin)Man

Rubin writes… People, I stand before you, an accused man, accused of a crime I… well, OK, I DID commit, but seriously – I’m…

SIN BIN

Rubin writes… This update comes to you live from the “Sin-bin”, where I’ve been remanded in custody by Terry after a day of total…

Red Coat

Rubin writes… She made me wear the red coat. I could not BELIEVE it. Every single winter this happens. Every single winter. (Note: one…

SHOOS

Rubin writes… Just to clarify here : I didn’t know they were Amber’s favourite shoes when I ate them. I didn’t! I thought the…

HORNS

Rubin writes… So, growed me a set o’ horns. Ya like? (note: there’s still only just one of me, I just gave ya two…

PONKY!

Rubin writes… I got a PINK DONKEY. A PONKY! Actually, I’m going to just come clean: I got TWO ponkies, and the reason I…

FREE Rubin!*

Rubin writes… Dudes, Bob Dylan has wrote a song about me. This is my favourite bit: “Rubin could take a man out with just…

Feet Wheels

Rubin writes… OK, so I hesitate to mention this, but somethin’s been buggin me. It’s Amber. It’s like, sure, she bugs me MOST of…

Pepeman Go Home

Rubin writes… The Pepe bit Amber. I couldn’t BELIEVE it! “Pepe, man,” I said, “the first rule of fight club is you NEVER bite…

Rubin from the Block

Rubin writes… Sing it with me: Don’t be fooled by the toys that I got/ I’m still, I’m still Rubin from the block… Hell…

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Hole

Rubin writes…. So, dug me a hole the other day. It was a great hole, you should’ve seen it – I may be just…

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Hairy Bone

Rubin writes… Ha! Didn’t think you’d see ME again, did you? Ha! Y’all thought the Rubinman was finished. That you’d never see his like…

More blogging for bucks

Hee! How lucky am I? Not only do I get paid to write about TV and fashion, but today I started a brand new…

Weal Watch 2006

Because I know you’re all desperately interested in the ugly-ass weals under my eyes, it gives me great pleasure to announce that they are…

Seeing Red (Weals)

The angry red weals? The ones I’ve had under my eyes for ONE WEEK now? Well, I Googled them, and I found out what’s…

Water – 10, Amber, nil

Yeah, so the whole water challenge thing? That didn’t work out too good. In fact, I don’t think I’d be exaggerating if I used…

Nil By Mouth

See this bottle of water?* This bottle of water that, OK, you can’t really see anyway, but trust me – it’s there, and by…

Mind The Gap

Dear Gap, I know you like to use your own freaky sizing system for your clothes, and what a lot of fun that is….

Britney Spears Done Lost Her Mind

“Time travel…Is, like, that even possible? Cus, it’s like, I feel like some people can do that? And we’re gettin’ left behind?” HUH? HUH?…

Fourteen Years Bad Luck

So, Terry isn’t having a great week. In fact, I think he may be cursed. Before I say anything else here I should point…

(MO)T-Day

You may not realise it, but June 15th is a special day, people. Spechul. For one, it is my dad’s birthday, so yay, Happy…