Looking the other way

It felt like a hit in the solar plexus. I’d just finished laughing online about my domestic weekend making soup and pizza and calling myself Nigella when the photos came through on the internet. Nigella being throttled by her husband, 70 year old Charles Saatchi. And there it was, the evidence – as if I…


Ask me no questions tell me no lies

Oscar Wilde once said the worst thing wasn’t people talking about you, but rather people not talking about you. I love Oscar Wilde, but in this I think he’s wrong. In our post-Internet age where reputations can be irreparably destroyed with a few clicks of the send button, people saying the ‘wrong things’ about you, can…


Thank God it’s Friday

My mate Simone at Great Fun 4 Kids got me thinking the other day, with her Gratitude project, so I decided that I would take the TGIF motif and repurpose it into a  Gratitude project of my own. You see, as much as I would like to think that I am fiercely independent and don’t…


Waiheke Wedding Anniversary

My Englishman gave me a priceless gift for our fourth wedding anniversary, it out-trumped mine. I had been consulting wedding anniversary gift lists and discovered the traditional wedding gift for the fourth wedding anniversary is fruit and flowers – fruit for the boy and flowers for the girl, I assume. So I racked my brain….

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