Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Certain Age

I walked into the doctor’s office a few days ago and announced: “I have a brain tumour”. The doctor looked up from reading my notes and, in a voice that I thought totally failed to reflect the seriousness of the situation, … Continue reading

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Normal Service Disrupted

It is Mother’s Day in Britain this Sunday. And, since I am a mother and live in London, this affects me. It is also going to affect my blog. I managed to post something on both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day … Continue reading

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Where Is Lynne Truss When You Need Her?

Lynne Truss wrote a book, a very good book, about grammar, entitled Eats, Shoots and Leaves. It was a bestseller, so presumably a lot of people bought a copy. Although, to be perfectly fair, I suppose it could also mean that a few people … Continue reading

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet – Is That the Question?

I am reluctantly coming to the conclusion that I am not as young as I used to be. But, then again, who is? And does it matter? No, not really. Unless you are looking in a mirror, of course. What really counts … Continue reading

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