An Extreme Haircut

I'm not new to cutting hair. I've been cutting my husband's hair for the past 45 years. I used to cut the kids' hair too, when they were young. and the lad's too even as they got older, as long as they didn't want anything fancy. Which nicely leads me onto... We have been in … Continue reading An Extreme Haircut

Black Friday (or how to empty a septic tank)

So yesterday wasn’t Black Friday for me, it was Frenetic Phone-call Friday.  I received more calls that morning than I normally get in a week! It started at 08:25 when Brad phoned me, though I suppose I’d better give you a bit of background first. Our septic tank needed emptying.  Now I bet that encourages … Continue reading Black Friday (or how to empty a septic tank)

FOR SKIN AS SOFT AS A BABY’S…?

I’ve always thought I was pretty good with colours.   I mean, I know the difference between lilac and purple, red and maroon, green and blue obviously, as well as black and brown.  And I definitely know the difference between grey and blonde.   I just needed to make this perfectly clear before I continue. I was … Continue reading FOR SKIN AS SOFT AS A BABY’S…?

Bamboo Poles and Lollypop Sticks – A Christmas Tale

I’m sure most people reading this have experienced one of those days when things just don’t go right. Well it galls me to admit this, but I had an entire Christmas like that. It started off fairly innocuously with my first faux pas (Number One) when I realised a few days before Christmas that I … Continue reading Bamboo Poles and Lollypop Sticks – A Christmas Tale