Attack of the hairs.

There are lots of good things about getting older/becoming more mature/ripening… For a start, you know more stuff than when you were young, you just can’t always put it into action. You care less about what other people think and more about what will cause...

The world of Facebook

While partaking of breakfast, I always do a quick (sometimes not so quick) scroll through Facebook. This morning’s contribution to my ever-expanding knowledge of life on planet Earth was the usual interesting mix. Requests for me to sign petitions¬†for the...

Happy Valentine’s Day

So, how’s your Valentine’s Day going so far? Have you been inundated with luuurve? Flowers; perfume; chocolate; Mitre 10 gift vouchers…? Are you and your sweetheart dining out tonight? Will there be candles and whispered sweet nothings? In our nearly...

Little House on the Prairie.

It’s Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday. No, she’s not still with us – died in 1957 – but, if she was still with us, she’d be 148. Happy birthday Ms Ingalls Wilder! I remember devouring her books when I was young. (She wrote the books...