Friendship – Karma Hits A Friend

Since I developed problems with my hearing, the most ignorance I’ve faced is from family members and friends.  This is a tale about one of those fickle friends and a touch of karma. A few years ago, I confessed to someone who I thought was a great friend the severity of my hearing loss. She wasn’t someone I had regular contact with but I ranked … Continue reading Friendship – Karma Hits A Friend

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 I affectionately called “Teddy Rooster” with his “rockabilly shoes”.  My … Continue reading Creepers – The “Must Have” Shoes For The Autumn

FUNNY – Top 5 Tweets of the Week (ed. 2)

Funny, inspiring, thought provoking or just downright raw; here’s the second outing of my favourite tweets of the week.  Week commencing 10th September 2012. 1.  @HEADLESSGANG “People with bad breath always want to hold the longest conversations” – I experience that quite frequently with parents in the playground when I take my daughter to school. In my head I’m like “Do you own toothpaste?”. 2.  … Continue reading FUNNY – Top 5 Tweets of the Week (ed. 2)

ART – The Effects Of Marriage On A Woman

An elderly neighbour of mine likes to amuse me with jokes (which are often sexist and rude) and Old Husband tales (the opposite of Old Wives tales) from time to time.  A couple of months ago he brought a copy of this picture (below), which shows the visual effects of marriage on a woman. The image is old and quite grainy and some readers may … Continue reading ART – The Effects Of Marriage On A Woman