Denim in the Dark

I heart my jeans. So much so that I think my Pappy’s, Pappy’s, Pappy’s Pappy may have been a cowboy.

We are celebrating 30 years of bum coverage together this year. M&S circa 1985. Then I found out my daughters don’t share the love.

“Embarrassing!” they said during their denim intervention, and they took me […]

Thick and Thin aka Claudess

I’m back! Want to know where I’ve been? Google ‘Stevens Johnson syndrome’ – nuff said.

And so is Strictly this Sunday.

Thick and Thin will be the new presenters and I’m giving them a big chance. It’s great that Claudess* have got the primetime power, but only if they’re terrific. *Is there enough jewel […]

Ho Ho Ho

Don’t say I never give you anything. Here are three free Christmas jokes:


What does the Queen call her Christmas broadcast? The One Show.


Mary and Joseph. They had a very stable relationship.


What does Miley Cyrus have for Christmas lunch? Twerky.



Grammar Gag

Thanks to the friend who e-mailed me this writerly gag today:


Q: How do you console someone who is bad at grammar?

A: There, their, they’re


A Hoot

Owls don’t mate when it’s raining. Why?

Too wet to woo.

A Snack Sized Joke

My daughter told me this joke today:

There’s a new vegetarian snack on sale in China. It’s called a Not Poodle.

Top That

Is this Gavin Henson calling Asda ?

It Made Me Laugh…….

Q – What do you call a Spanish man who has recovered from Swine ‘Flu ?

A – Manuel

Good Times

Yay ! I made it into the Times today – hope I don’t need an appointment with my GP anytime soon.

The Times: Don’t trust me, I’m a doctor

Shoo Hoo Hah

He does it every time we go out – my husband asks “Are these OK to wear?” looking down at his trainers that are covered in fresh fox shite and wet grass from the most recent dog walk-athon and stale plaster dust and paint from an old DIY project. I answer him with a stare […]