Life: Snow And The Joy Of Reading

I have and always will be a total ‘bah humbug’ when it comes to snow. I don’t want to be anywhere near it, never mind play it in.  As a nation, we were updated continually…

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Life: Comfort Eating, Netflix & Internet Dating.

“January is over! This is not a drill! I repeat *shouty voice* JANUARY IS DEFINITELY OVER!” *does a happy dance*.” This year I rebelled against the January trend of strict deprivation. I refused to repent…

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Life: Lurgy, Miracles and Appreciation

I’ve been proper poorly. I have heroically bumbled through the past six weeks in a lurgy infested fug. Usually the pious one, I observe sympathetically as those around me are taken down by the seasonal…

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Life: Imposters, Perkins and Me

Are you aware of, or do you ever experience Imposter Syndrome? It is a psychological phenomenon that reflects an internal belief that you are a complete fraud. That all your big wins in life are…

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Travels: The Silver Coast of Portugal (Costa de Prata) from Lisbon to Porto

I have only been to Portugal once before and that was to Vilamoura on the Algarve. It’s a golfing resort and neither my boyfriend at the time nor I played or had any interest in…

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