Natalie Imbruglia – O2 Institute Birmingham 17th May 2017

‘I want to travel through time, see your surprise, hold you so tight, I’m counting down the days’ Well last night did feel like I time travelled back to the 90s. Natalie Imbruglia was my fashion icon back in the late 1990s with the short messy hair, combats trousers and hoodies…but she grew up (now … More Natalie Imbruglia – O2 Institute Birmingham 17th May 2017

When Cyrus Came To Town: #Just Call Me God – Birmingham 21/03/17

‘What is Power?  Power is the currency that the world pays for what they’ve done’ – Satur Diman Cha. I don’t do classical music the only music by Bach I know is Sebastian Bach from Skid Row  and the closest I get to the ‘arts’ are subtitled French films, but when the Malkovich is in … More When Cyrus Came To Town: #Just Call Me God – Birmingham 21/03/17

£9.50 TV Treat – North Yorkshire and Heartbeat

Last year’s trip was North Yorkshire, staying at the Haven Reighton Sands which was 30 minutes away from Scarborough and  an hour away from Whitby.  Our weekend visit started off at lunch Scarborough harbour, good jacket potatoes and for the oldies a senior citizens fish and chips special with a hot drink for £7 at … More £9.50 TV Treat – North Yorkshire and Heartbeat

£9.50 weekends in Haven Parks (The Sun not guaranteed)

One of our yearly family traditions is going on a ‘£9.50 Sun holiday’, if possible we stay at a Haven Holiday Park and try to upgrade to the best caravan available.  We always pick the long weekend stay of 3 nights (Friday – Monday) as 4 weekday nights (Monday – Friday) seems a waste of … More £9.50 weekends in Haven Parks (The Sun not guaranteed)

Paris (St Germain) – We will always have Paris Monsieur Beckham

He isn’t my ideal date in the City of Love but my sister adored Saint Beckham and I adore Paris. She got to see him warm up and stretch for most of the game and I got to see the Eiffel Tower and the Notre Dame so everyone’s a winner. I didn’t know how booking … More Paris (St Germain) – We will always have Paris Monsieur Beckham

Ou est la telecommande? Watching without subtitles but with Friends

It’s probably now my fifth attempt (maybe more) to learn French and with the bad grammar in this blog, my language skills would be listed as a weakness in that standard interview question.  Defo ain’t a strength!!!! However on my travels there is one show I am multi-lingual in – Friends. Wherever I go, I … More Ou est la telecommande? Watching without subtitles but with Friends

New Year – New start…again. Declutter, Declutter, Declutter

I think I’ve had worst years than 2016 but it wasn’t the best.  I lost two best friends my 18 year old cat Chelsea died and my friend of 12 years Monsieur X blocked me (no fault of my own he fell in love with someone else), but I did have two new family members … More New Year – New start…again. Declutter, Declutter, Declutter

5 star ski resorts for a broke non skier : Courchevel

My last two trips to the snow were to Courchevel, oui Monsieur X gets around a bit. Courchevel return flights from Birmingham to Geneva (during the winter season only) were around £150 return and my transfer via Annecy was his smoky Saxo.  Luckily I was staying at Monsieur X very little ‘penthouse apartment’ aka his studio … More 5 star ski resorts for a broke non skier : Courchevel