*149* music Friday

Last night I went to the cinema... to watch the perfect Christmas movie... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9CEIcmWmtA ... so it goes without saying that today's song must be.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8gmARGvPlI ...ah... the tinsel... the shoulder pads... the permed hair... the cheesy snowball fight... the giant sweaters.... They just don't make them like that anymore! It was 1984 folks,... 35… Continue reading *149* music Friday

*136* Novacene (James Lovelock)

I am not really sure of what made me buy this book. The cover is beautiful, yes, but I'm not that shallow. It just 'called me' and I simply answered. I was intrigued by the byline 'the coming of age of hyperintelligence', I've been struggling how to make sense of getting older, of the meaning… Continue reading *136* Novacene (James Lovelock)

*79* Saffron and Lemon Chicken… and Jane Eyre…

I've been in a mega rut regarding food. Bored of cooking doesn't even begin to describe it... mainly because whatever I cook I always get a comment or two, or three: I don't like this, I prefer it the other way, why did you cook this, too cooked, too uncooked, I don't like spicy, not… Continue reading *79* Saffron and Lemon Chicken… and Jane Eyre…

*76* Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Yesterday Mr M and I had a rare and delightful day out which didn't involved hockey or cricket or any other 'ball' activity. Just the two of us... and thousands other people, admiring gardens, smelling roses, eating ice cream (and dropping it... right darling?)... It was gorgeous, even though I'm absolutely knackered today! So, here… Continue reading *76* Chelsea Flower Show 2019