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

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