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Last week, I couldn’t attend my Weight Watchers weigh in as I went home for the weekend. I’ve only missed 3 weigh ins in 5 months – but I still received this motivational poem from my leader in my email today: I know it was half term Maybe the kids drove YOU round the bend […]


Today while studying for my linguistics degree course, I felt inspired to write a little poetry. This is my first in maybe 10 years and was just for fun. Enjoy! Pottery cat She tries to jump but just falls short She sadly failed to abort Her tiny claws reach out to grasp But fail to […]


On Tuesday just passed, I went to see Toy Story 3 with my boyfriend. I’d heard that the film could move you to tears. And I cried all right! *SPOILER ALERT* Please don’t read ahead if you don’t want to know what happens in Toy Story 3. At one point in the film, Andy’s toys […]


What the frog?

25Jul10

Today I went to a garden party. It was a fundraising event in aid of the GDS (Gillingham Dramatics Society), an amateur dramatics group with whom I’ve performed a number of shows and pantos. Whilst there, I was offered a cup of tea, which I gratefully accepted. But halfway through my drink, I started to […]


I reckon I spend an average of 49 hours a week using the internet, sometimes more. Whether it’s for my job or my own personal use, me and the internet are like that (see picture). Every day I’m bombarded with links to content, photos, presentations, talks, music; you name it, I get it. As I […]


When it comes to buying a property, there are many estate agents to choose from. As such, you’d think it’d be within their interests to treat you as a valued customer, and not make every interaction with them a hassle. I’ve had no such luck so far. Some have been worse than others, but today […]


Today, the Times Online put up a story called, ‘Pedants’ revolt aims to protect English from spell of txt spk‘. If you haven’t read it, then in brief, it talks about an ‘Academy of English’ that is being formed by the ‘Queen’s English Society‘ to, I quote, “protect the language from impurities, bastardisations and the […]