It's my birthday in a few days. I'm entering the last year of my thirties. That doesn't bother me. Just like turning thirty didn't bother me. Next year won't find me weeping and rending my garments as I enter a new decade. But something is nagging me. Something pinches at the back of my mind. … Continue reading How Young is Too Young For a Midlife Crisis?
Warning : spoiler alert And a disclaimer - I am not someone who believes in gender quotas or remaking classic movies with all female casts. This is just something that annoyed me in a movie I had really been looking forward to. I've seen the new IT movie now. With the same amazing friend I … Continue reading IT Didn’t Just Happen Like That?
One thing I do miss since I got to the point where I can call myself an adult with a mortgage and a drawer full of bills, is the long summer holiday. Those seven - eight weeks of no schedules, no responsibilities, nowhere to be and nothing to do. Those few weeks were often enough … Continue reading Summer Holiday
Last night my son and I took an extremely spur of the moment trip to the cinema to see Pirates of the Caribbean - Salazaar's Revenge. Or Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales depending on where in the world you are. Don't worry, no spoilers! Just go and see it. When the whole … Continue reading Black Pearls of Wisdom, Savvy
It snowed today. It snowed all day. I was at work and my son was at home with a sore throat and a bad cough. He rolled down the blinds because it was too depressing watching everyone playing in the snow, dragging their sledges back from the park, laughing and shouting, while he was stuck … Continue reading Hot Chocolate, Cakes and Snow