My laptop died last week. I switched it on, it switched itself off. Permanently. I am now using my ‘other’ laptop for work and this blog – the only problem is that this laptop is also on its last legs, and it’s pot luck if it boots up when…

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I think if there was to be a word that best describes this week it would be ‘emotional’ – and I’m sure there are lots of other parents whose children have left nursery for the last time ever feeling the same way as I do right now. Sob sob. Anyway,…

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…is another man’s treasure, so the saying goes – and I think it’s true. In a previous life (about 19 years ago) I worked in a junk shop which just happened to have the greatest shop name ever – ‘Junk & Disorderly.’ I LOVED working there – LOVED IT! Where…

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Wow – this week has been the complete polar opposite of last week. Last week was calm and easy going. This week has been full force and non-stop, and that’s not been a bad thing at all. Currently, as I write this, I have a toad in the hole in…

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