LIFE & LIVING

Talk To Me

Talk to me… Right here, right now, just for a moment. Let’s talk. About how we really feel. Because talking helps. Then share this post and get someone in your circle talking too. Really talking. About the real stuff. I will begin… “I had a beautiful weekend, the sun shone, my friends are all wonderful …

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IF YOU CAN’T SAY ANYTHING NICE…. FOR PETE’S SAKE DON’T TWEET IT.

I am going to keep this one short – following in the widespread wake of the Roseanne Barr debacle… It’s quite simple, if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. Doesn’t matter who you are, how much ‘influence’ you hold, how much money you make or what you do for a living…. …

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Why I’m disappointed that Prince Charles will walk Meghan down the aisle….

Quite frankly I’m a bit put out. The thought of Meghan’s Mom, supporting her daughter down the splendiferous, historical, royal aisle, amidst all that pomp and ceremony, made me feel quite proud to be a tiny part of this Kingdom we call Britain. A ‘normal’ girl, from a ‘normal’ background can marry a Prince, against …

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DID YOU KNOW – YOU CAN NOW TEXT EMERGENCY SERVICES?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: This system was initially designed for people with hearing loss but is now becoming widespread for obvious general safety reasons (imagine a situation where speaking would give away your hiding place, this could be absolutely vital.) Check out the availability in your area (you may need to register, well worth …

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BILLIONAIRE BURIES HIS BENTLEY TO TEACH US ALL A LESSON

One of the richest and most powerful men in Brazil, Thane Chiquinho Scarpa, made waves when he announced plans to bury his million-dollar Bentley, so he could drive around his afterlife in style. He received lots of media attention, mostly negative and was severely criticized for the extravagant gesture and wasting of a precious commodity. …

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TONIGHT YOU CAN SEE A ‘SUPER BLUE BLOOD MOON’ FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 150 YEARS

If you are a star-gazer or a lover of the moon, tonight is a very special night indeed…never mind the saying ‘once in a blue moon’, well this is ‘once in a super blue blood moon’ and that really is quite something! On Jan. 31, a total lunar eclipse will occur with a blue moon, …

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WHAT NOT TO WEAR, FOR THE LADIES OVER 40… Discussed by a lady over 40.

WHAT NOT TO WEAR, FOR THE LADIES OVER 40… Discussed by a lady over 40. Have you seen articles like this flying round the internet? Here is my take on the standard commandments for the 40 plus women who are apparently, ‘getting it all very wrong indeed’ (insert sarcastic tone here). THOU SHALT NOT WEAR …

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DEPRESSION IS A DEEP DARK PLACE, IT’S OK TO NOT BE OK

Depression is a deep dark place. It’s incredibly hard to be a friend to someone with mental health issues. We are difficult to understand. Impossible to predict… and sometimes require the patience of a saint. You don’t know which person you’re going to get when you call… whether you’ll laugh at the most ridiculous thing …

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WHY ANDREW RIDGELEY WANTS TO GET LAST CHRISTMAS TO NO.1

By Andrew Ridgeley Published: 22:00 GMT, 9 December 2017 “From where I sit, as a slightly dank and darkening December afternoon slips into evening, I watch a bicycle rickshaw pull up below the window. A happy, giggling couple spill on to the pavement and music, cascading from the speakers fixed to the rickshaw’s frame, fills …

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HERE IS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T GET ANNOYED WITH THE EARLY CHRISTMAS DECORATORS

As always, come mid November, social media is awash with arguments about ‘how early is too early’ to start decorating houses for Christmas. The eager, post their images of just-decorated trees and are beaten down pretty sharply by those who oppose… HOW EARLY IS TOO EARLY? It never fails to surprise me just how heated …

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