DEALICIOUS NEWS…..

Can I have your attention please ? I have an announcement……

I am the proud owner of a book deal for a family memoir due for publication in February 2011. My publisher is Virago.

This is proof that dreams can come true and that fifty is the new fabulous.

Bucketandspade-itis

My brain is going into standby mode for a fortnight.

I plan to be a slack mouthed, novel reading, frizzy haired, shiny nosed layabout. Barring any flip flop accidents I’ll be back in two weeks.

White Coat Power

Went to see Avenue Q last night which was great fun and six of us laydeeees ate at Wagamama pre theatre. The chat got around to good beauticians. I was, I admit, still smarting from that whippet thin ‘booty’ therapist telling me I was bloated a few days earlier. For the full force of my […]

Grey Hey! Sing It….

Just been on Richard Bacon’s Radio 5 Live show for an hour – it whizzed by so fast it felt like less than 10 minutes – and we (Matthew Bannister who was standing in for Richard) chatted about to dye or not to dye (grey hair), karaoke and general banter which was livened up by […]

Down with Dairy

Never mind what the weather people say – there is a tornado on it’s way.

My dog and snake eating vegetarian gapper daughter is heading home from the other side of the world. One week from now I will be neck high in dirty laundry and arguing with her about everything from Plato to […]

Strictly Early….

Karen Hardy is for the chop on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing – could that be because her moves are ever so slightly farmyard ? She has a lovely smile but I’ve suspected for a while she’s dancing on trotters.

The poor woman should have got a free pass from the BBC for this year […]

Heels and Happiness

Went to Skylon, a buzzy bar/restaurant above the Royal Festival last night for celebratory drinks with my agent . Loved writing that so I am going to do it again………. Celebratory drinks with my agent. Dreams really do come true – more to follow- but nevertheless I have something to complain about. The Chairs.

The […]

Chainsaws and Earmuffs

My student daughters are currently working at a London Summer School taking care of children aged between 8 and 13 years old who have come from overseas to learn English and see the sights. It’s a fun job and a lot less wet than the one my niece and nephew ‘ooop north’ are doing in […]