Category Archives: Women’s Fiction

Me Before You (review)

It has taken me a few days to get to this point because I was reeling and crying and just so overwhelmed by the characters in this book. Lou was cute and managed, with Will’s help, to grow out of … Continue reading

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Bikini Lines

My strimmer’s broken – and yes, I did replace the wire!  This is the fourth one in as many years.  I know they’re not expensive but what a waste!  I’ve mowed the lawn but there is a definite unkempt look to … Continue reading

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Not in my name

Excuse me?  Where did the words in this post disappear to?  Is someone censoring me?

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Turn Off The Sound

I heard an interesting piece of advice once: if you want to see the true state of a relationship (and we were discussing film stars at the time) watch an interview with the couple and turn off the sound.  The dynamics … Continue reading

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Rewind

If you’ve been reading my FB updates or tweets then you’ll know that a few days ago my hard drive stopped working.  It has since been replaced and I have now restored as much as I can – not off the … Continue reading

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Invisible Poisons

My brother is convinced I am being slowly poisoned by phenylalanine and/or aspartic acid.  Now, he didn’t say phenylalanine or even aspartic acid, he said sweetener, aspartame to be exact.  I have looked into it and, sure enough, the sweetener I use (canderel) … Continue reading

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Devil’s Brew

You just know this post is about drinking!  Apparently it would appear that alcohol, even small amounts of it, are detrimental to the growth of a young person’s brain.  Brains are not fully developed until the age of 25 and … Continue reading

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Listing my lists

There’s sometting quite satisfying about ticking items off a list.  A tiny flicker of that flame that resides within each of us called achievement.  A small, sometimes meaningless, achievement perhaps but it helps to bolster our confidence when every day … Continue reading

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Frozen PC

I’ve worked out that every time my PC freezes it is because I need a break.  If it didn’t suddenly go cold on me for no reason at all I would never move; as it is I get to refill … Continue reading

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A Future Full of Drones

Today I read about a new doll that will mimic breastfeeding and cry if it isn’t burped.  Do the manufacturers understand the three important stages of play? Do they appreciate that one of the vital components is imagination and they … Continue reading

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