My Happy Places

    It’s 6pm on Saturday and I’m freshly bathed, in clean pyjamas, already in bed (albeit working on my laptop) and listening to James Blake’s ‘Wilhelm Scream’.  Living the dream people.   It also happens to be Valentine’s Day.   Now for many of you this might sound a little sad (it is), but […]

The Love Letter In The Cafe

THIS IS MY SHOCKED (POST-CYCLING) FACE   I had a very eventful Sunday morning. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin.   Dexter’s football match wasn’t until 12pm, but rather than laze in bed all morning (well, I did some lazing), I decided to go for a bike ride. I know! The weather was beautifully […]

The Old Man That Made Me Cry

    Last week was very weird.  I really wasn’t myself, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but I found myself crying a lot.  You see I’m not a particularly over-emotional person, although I obviously cry at Comic Reliefy type programmes and kids being cute on TV – I’m not made of stone – but […]

Redundancy, Siri & Iced Buns

  It’s week 2 of my gardening leave/redundancy and I think the news has finally sunk in.  I’m back in my favourite café, writing every day, tweeting about the amazing (weird/boring) things I see happen around me.  This was my favourite tweet from last week:     Yes, I think it’s definitely about time to […]

The Old Man in the Cafe

  There aren’t many people that touch my life these days.  I don’t let them.  Ironically, considering I’m a blogger, I’m actually quite a private person and it’s rare that I let people ‘in’ or even put myself out to make conversation with strangers.  I realise that makes me sound horrible.  I’m not.  Promise.  (Well, […]