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Happy holidays kiddos!
School’s out! Good luck mums 🍷🍷🍷
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Wordless Wednesday: Spot the mistake
You might want to think twice about sending your kids to the tutors at megabrain.ae!
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Silent Sunday: Online shopping
Thought fashion endorsements were the realm of supermodels and celebrities? Not any more. If you just happened to be looking for an Afghan hat, you might stumble across this website selling them. This was a tricky one to photograph, and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Afghan hat, as seen on TV, fashion endorsement, online shopping, pakol, Silent Sunday 4 Comments
Greedy grannies gone wild
Whenever I’m back in the UK, it’s always noticeable that people don’t smile – or even make eye contact – when they pass each other in the street. Sometimes I test this out: I attempt to meet the eyes of … Continue reading
Basking in a golden glow
I went to London last week for a celebration with friends. Our joint 160th birthday – quite something, we thought, as we munched on red lentil, pepper and olive burgers at Mildred’s in Soho and kept our eyes peeled for … Continue reading
People-watching in summertime
Pretty girls are walking by in cut-off denim shorts and bikini tops, heading for the surf in high spirits. The atmosphere is laid-back. Casual. Anything goes. A bright yellow, almost sunny-looking police car just drove by, followed by a slightly … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Australia, jet lag, Manly, ocean, people watching, surfboard, surfers, surfing, Sydney, Sydney Harbour Bridge 6 Comments
Good-bye plastic bags
I’m not turning into an eco-warrior, I promise (with two small boys I’m far too worn out), but a comment from a good friend of mine on my last post is really worth elaborating on. The nifty stunt she told … Continue reading