Irregular Black Friday (or How to Empty a Septic Tank)

So yesterday wasn’t a regular Black Friday for me, it was more of a 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.  … Continue reading Irregular Black Friday (or How to Empty a Septic Tank)

A Day at the Dentist

Today I spent two and a half hours in the dentist’s chair. I won’t say the obvious, like “I hate going to the dentist” because that is a pretty stupid statement. I have yet to meet anyone who actually enjoys going to the dentist. But I had been dreading this visit more than usual because … Continue reading A Day at the Dentist

The Most Expensive Dishwasher in Spain

Thanks to this book writing business I have just acquired the most expensive dishwasher in Spain. It is my husband’s fault, of course. After the release of my first book I received precise and very bossy instructions from my publisher to “get stuck straight into writing the sequel”. The previous couple of months had been … Continue reading The Most Expensive Dishwasher in Spain