Way Back When

Toys of the Eighties

It’s time to take a walk down memory lane.  A time where Saturday mornings were all about Muppet Babies and Going Live.  Kids TV was presented from a broom cupboard and Stock Aitkin and Waterman ruled the charts.  You brought Smash Hits magazine for the song lyrics, and chances are you had a stripey vinyl […] Read more…

Don’t Buy Her Flowers…

  To me flowers are a lot like Marmite.  You either love them or hate them.  That’s not to say I don’t like flowers themselves, but don’t buy me flowers.  Now before you think I’m ungrateful, here’s why…   (Although I do love tulips…)   1 It’s a matter of taste Take shoes for example.  […] Read more…

Kept in the dark

Did you spend Saturday night reminiscing about how the clocks going back used to mean an extra hour of partying in your finest, or a delicious extra hour under the duvet?  All the while knowing that those days are gone and your extra hour will be spent negotiating with your children to go back to […] Read more…