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Breathe new life into your blog!

Breathe new life into your blog!

I made the snap decision a few weeks ago to finally make my blog self-hosted, after a couple of years of ‘making do’ with wordpress.com. In fairness, I had never really had a problem with my free site, but I think I had got to […]

The Curse Of The TV Hashtag

A little rant from my column in the Evening Chronicle this week. Please tell me I’m not alone in being incensed by this…. Still waiting for baby to arrive, I sat with my feet up on Monday lunchtime to watch the opening coverage of the […]

The Great Kate Wait 2015

The Great Kate Wait 2015

This week I’ve been amusing myself following #RoyalBabyWatch on Twitter- and what a rich hashtag of mass hysteria and desperate anticipation it has proved to be. In scenes almost completely re-enacted from the Great Kate Wait of 2013, the world’s media and insanely enthusiastic Royal […]

#TwitterBuddies Are The New Pen Pals

#TwitterBuddies Are The New Pen Pals

Like (probably) a lot of teenage girls in the 90s, I had pen pals. Maybe you were too cool, and were too busy practising applying garish make-up to a Girls World head or were meeting your more local friends in town to raid the lip […]

Ode To The Blog: Remembering What’s Important

My blog has been frustrating me for some time now. I love having my own corner of the web to call home but in recent months I feel I’ve been neglecting it in favour of more glamorous pursuits, leaving it unattended to gather dust as […]