Monthly Archives: December 2014

THE AMAZING POWER OF A COMPLIMENT!

Like many folk up and down the country no doubt, yesterday I went for my Christmas Day haircut….no I’m not twelve, I’m a grown man ha ha. I had to book two weeks in advance so I know I’m not … Continue reading

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OCD FLARE UP, NO BLOODY HEATING………….BUT LEAST MY SCAN DATE IS SOONER THAN EXPECTED!

What a diabolical week. Had a massive contamination O.C.D flare-up last Monday and was just starting to get over it when the bloody boiler brakes down and so for two days now we’ve had no heating or hot water. This … Continue reading

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STRICTLY SHOCK AS PIXIE ‘NO CHARISMA’ LOTT GETS VOTED OFF AND MARK ‘VERBAL DIARRHOEA’ WRIGHT GOES THROUGH! THIS IS MY REVIEW OF STRICTLY COME DANCING, WEEK 11.

It was quarter finals week on Strictly and the twist this week was that after each couple had danced their first dance, they were all then going to take part simultaneously in a Waltzathon. If I rename this Waltzathon a … Continue reading

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I DON’T LIKE CRICKET OH NO, I LOVE IT…………BUT FEEL INCREDIBLY SAD EVERY TIME I THINK ABOUT THE DEATH OF PHILLIP HUGHES!

As that classic Bobby Cliff song goes, “I don’t like cricket on no, I love it”, and this perfectly sums up my feelings towards this great game.  I can’t quite remember exactly where or when I first fell in love … Continue reading

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I SEEM TO BE TAKING ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK AT THE MO….FEEL LIKE THROWING THE TOWEL IN AT TIMES!

MY QUEST TO GET A FULFILLING LIFE ONCE AGAIN CONTINUES TO BE THWARTED BY MY RECENT DIAGNOSIS OF LYMPHOEDEMA! I am a bundle of utter frustration at the moment, it’s a long story that has seen much anguish and many … Continue reading

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PIXIE AND FRANKIE STILL BORE THE PANTS OFF ME, TESS AND CLAUDIA ARE ABOUT AS FUNNY AS A DOSE OF PILES…AND MARK WRIGHT REMAINS THE KING OF VERBAL DIARRHOEA! THIS IS MY REVIEW OF WEEK TEN ON STRICTLY COME DANCING.

It was week ten on Strictly Come Dancing last Saturday and for some reason best unbeknown to me, it was entitled ‘AROUND THE WORLD’ week. Now up to this point I’ve always been a fan of themed weeks such as … Continue reading

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