Rants

royal-fail

Great job, Royal Fail…

Posted on November 16th, just turned up this morning, without so much as an “Oh, hey, sorry we’ve been holding your mail hostage for…

The Mystery in the Mail

So, yesterday morning I was sitting at my desk, working away when there was a knock on the door. It was the postman, and…

More minor phone annoyances

Following on from my post about telephone etiquette, I thought of some more random things that annoy me about the way people use the…

A Note to Charity Collectors

Dear Charity Collectors, I already give to charity every month. I give to charities I have chosen, and I do it by direct debit….

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Words I Have Started to Hate

Lately I’ve started to notice that the Internet has ruined some words for me. These are perfectly good words (well, some of them are,…

What we did on the weekend

So, for the past couple of years, Terry and I have been doing our grocery shopping online, and having it delivered. Because we are…

Full Moon Fever

There’s a full moon tonight. Can you tell? I can. I can always tell, though, and I don’t even need the little “moon” symbol…

If I Ruled the World…

Oh, hai 1am on Saturday morning! Long time since I’ve seen you, no? Well, actually, that’s not strictly true, obviously. I mean, I did…

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…

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…

forever-amber

No One Loves a Red Haired Baby

Hey peeps. Tonight I’d like to talk about how hideously disfigured I am. No, this is not a digging-for-compliments exercise or even a self-indulgent…

I Shot the Sheriff (Court)*

GOD. I got called for jury duty. My whole life I have dreaded being called for jury duty. Actually, no, that’s a lie. There…

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….