Remembering Whitney Houston, A Year After Her Death

Today marks the first anniversary of singer Whitney Houston’s death.  How quickly a year flies by but we’ll never forget her voice.  The voice. On February 10th 2012, around 10pm (UK time), I watched a pre-recorded performance of Dionne Warwick on The Johnathan Ross Show, ITV and she was radiant, engaging the audience with her… Continue reading Remembering Whitney Houston, A Year After Her Death

Celebrity Birthdays – Jimi Hendrix, 27 November (Posthumous)

Today, November 27th 2012, is the Posthumous birthday of Sixties rock icon, Mr Jimi Hendrix. Electric guitar legend Jimi Hendrix (real name, Johnny Allen Hendrix) would have been 70 years old today. Born in Seattle 27th November 1942, Jimi grew up to make a lasting impression with his music (electric guitar, Psychedelic Rock) that has… Continue reading Celebrity Birthdays – Jimi Hendrix, 27 November (Posthumous)

Celebrity Sin Bin – Tulisa Contostavlos

This week I’m sending singer and X-Factor judge, Tulisa Contostavlos to the Celebrity Sin Bin… Not forever, just until she “checks” herself and emerges into the Tulisa everybody loved when she was in Ndubz. For the last couple of weeks,  X-Factor judge, Tulisa, 24, has received quite a lot of negative press (heavy partying and her… Continue reading Celebrity Sin Bin – Tulisa Contostavlos

Creepers – The “Must Have” Shoes For The Autumn

When my friend showed me her brand new Black Creepers a couple of months ago and asked my opinion, I was bluntly honest. I didn’t like them as they are clumpy looking and reminded me of the Teddy Boy shoes, most notably (to me), a relatives former neighbour in the 80s, whom my cousins and… Continue reading Creepers – The “Must Have” Shoes For The Autumn

Language – “Poppy Show” Jamaican Slang

Poppy Show (poppee show) :- A “poppy show” is nothing to do with the red flowers (above) commonly associated with Remembrance Day. In West Indian terms, particularly Jamaican, a “poppy show” is an ol’ school phrase that refers to someone ‘showing off’ or who is boastful. The older generation of my Jamaican family, especially the… Continue reading Language – “Poppy Show” Jamaican Slang

TOWIE’S Joey Essex Brings D’reem To Coventry

Coventry fans of ITV 2‘s The Only Way Is Essex were treated to a personal appearance from the reality show‘s favourite, Joey Essex, this morning (Friday 28th Sept 2012). A little later than the scheduled time of 11:30, Joey and his team pulled up into Coventry’s, Morrison’s (Holyhead Road) supermarket car park to promote the… Continue reading TOWIE’S Joey Essex Brings D’reem To Coventry

Embarrassing Kids! What Did Your Child Take To School Today? « Seekyt

Sometimes kids come out with the most shocking and funniest stories.  Read this Embarrassing Kids! What Did Your Child Take To School Today? « Seekyt.  to find out the awful and embarrassing item a child took to school

I’m A ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Virgin

I’ve always loved a good novel but don’t get to read as much as I’d like to nowadays. I’m a single mum, juggling 3 blogs so there’s little time for me to kick back and get into a good book. I’m currently struggling to get through the fabulous Chunichi’s “Gangster Girl” series published by Urban… Continue reading I’m A ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Virgin

Happy Earthday, Missy Elliot. Rapper/Producer turns 41, June 1st 2012

Today, July 1st sees rapper/singer, songwriter, producer and actress, Melissa Arnette Elliot, better known as Missy “Misdemeanour” Elliot turn 41. Hardcore R&B fans will be familiar with Missy’s early recordings with the female group Sista (who also featured on Jodeci‘s albums) in the early 90’s, but it was her songwriting skills with fellow former Swing… Continue reading Happy Earthday, Missy Elliot. Rapper/Producer turns 41, June 1st 2012

Wimbledon Blues – Rafa Nadal Knocked Out Of Wimbledon In Second Round

Rafa Nadal        7   4   4   6   4 Lukas Rosol    6   6   6   2   6 I love me some tennis and watching the Wimbledon Championship tournament on TV is usually a fabulous fortnight for me. The 2012 Championships started this Monday week and due… Continue reading Wimbledon Blues – Rafa Nadal Knocked Out Of Wimbledon In Second Round