These days most people get on my tits. In fact, not just people; noise, smells, tastes, theme tunes, phone notifications, radio DJs making small talk, the postman taking a shortcut over my front lawn that is the size of a postage stamp (lazy bastard). I hadn’t thought anything of it – just assumed I wasContinue reading “Easily Irritated: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 3)”
Scoff all you like, but crafting genuinely makes you happy. It’s probably the best hobby in the world. In fact, crafting is way more than just a hobby! Crafting itself can come in many forms and is enjoyed by a multitude of people – not all crafters are fleece-wearing, hot-flushing middle-aged women! Men and womenContinue reading “Crafting: More than just a hobby!”
I married a man whose mother still put his clothes out for him each day until he left home in his early 20s. It came as rather a shock to him that I was not going to continue ‘mothering’ him. My mother-in-law is a living fucking nightmare and has completely ruined all her sons withContinue reading “How to Train Your Husband: 9 Easy Steps to Domestic Bliss”
So there you are, elbow-deep in a sharing (not sharing) bag of crisps watching Jo Wicks workouts in your PJs, telling yourself that the new diet and exercise regime will start as soon as all the Christmas food has been eaten.
Christmas Day has come and gone, leaving you to survive that strange time of year also know as Twixmas. You know exactly what we mean. It’s that period where you don’t know what day of the week it is, you happily eat chocolate for breakfast and nobody bats an eyelid if you hit the BaileysContinue reading “Lost in Festive Limbo? 7 ways to survive ‘that bit between’ Christmas and New Year”
Is it just me or does Christmas Day feel like a bit of an anti-climax? For weeks we have been fretting, planning, cooking, cleaning, chopping, wrapping, flapping and then all of a sudden it’s all over. Done. Finished. Huge effort has been put in to ensure that everything is festive and perfect, so it shouldContinue reading “The Christmas Day Anti-Climax: 6 Tips to help you avoid the ‘Festive Slump’”
When it comes to sharing chocolate, there are tiers of acceptability.
Am I a bad person to feel overwhelming relief that COVID-19 restrictions have gifted me the Christmas I was longing for?
As a man in his 20s he survived with a can of Lynx, wet-look hair gel and a bottle of YSL Kouros aftershave (something that always pissed me off because an ex-girlfriend bought him some and he continues to wear the fragrance for years!).
You can leave the house in the morning fuzz free, but that night, or in the harsh glare of the light in the ladies loo at work, you will spot a great big dark, thick hair sprouting from your chin or neck. I can grow facial hair faster than my husband!