One of my favourite phrases is one I learned when I took part in a sailing race a few years ago: A calm sea doesn’t make for a skilled mariner As with learning more from defeat than from victory, it points out that the more challenging the situation, the more you learn about it and... Continue Reading →
Was that too fast?
I pride myself on being pretty self-aware. I know some of my strengths (I have a good smile, have a lot of interesting stories to tell and my bum isn't too bad to look at/pinch), and I also know some of my weaknesses (I haven't got an Efron-esque chiselled physique, I sometimes forget important things and am... Continue Reading →
As I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted
It's been a while since my last post. Trump has survived three dozen scandals (at least). Spurs have won at Wembley. Children have returned to school, had their half term and returned once again. Halloween has come and gone. A lot has happened. I won't go into too much detail yet about my romantic events as I'm... Continue Reading →
Game of Dates – Part One
I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan. If you’re not, well, I don’t think we can be friends. The show is quite simply breathtaking, and has arguably become the best tv show ever made (and I’ve seen half an episode of Mrs Brown’s Boys, so I know what I’m talking about). It's already been too... Continue Reading →