Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Almost Moon – Alice Sebold

Brief Synopsis: A woman, Helen, smothers her overbearing, mentally ill mother to death. The book tracks her actions in the following 24 hours. Good Points: It’s a definite break away from the supernatural sentimentality of The Lovely Bones but retains Sebold’s beautiful … Continue reading

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Things to Make you Go Ewww…

Mood: Disgusted, affronted Style: Sexy work chic – polo neck, pencil skirt, fishnets, red shoes Listening to: Vernon Kaye on Radio 1 What’s on today: 8am-3.15pm: work I have a theory that men favour different parts of a woman’s body as … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Sexes

Mood: Excited Style: Sexy, dolled up Listening to: Some absolute cheesefest of a song on Radio 1 What’s the plan for today? 6pm: Baby Ra’s Head-Wetting Party You know you’re getting old when you start getting invitations to weddings and … Continue reading

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Curiouser and Curiouser…

Mood: Intrigued Style: Basic work-wear made funky with teal coloured tights Listening to: my own fingers clattering up and down the keyboard What’s on today: 8am – 3.15pm: work So there I am, ripping into the morning post with my … Continue reading

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Rock Hard Broccoli and Social Embarrassments

Mood: Apprehensive, mortified Style: Chic, elegant Listening to: Jo Whiley on Radio 1 What’s coming up today: Work retirement meal – 7:45pm @ The Quorn Grange. Work parties. What a bloody waste of a weekend. I spend ALL WEEK with … Continue reading

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Babies, Cher Impressions and Duvet Days

Mood: Nauseous, drunk, lazy Style: Casual, punkish Listening to: Steptoe & Son on Radio 7 What’s on today: 7pm: Quiz Night Sundays are precious things: boiled eggs, The Sunday Times (well, the supplements anyway) and the pub quiz. Something untoward … Continue reading

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Head Massages, Football Tops and Engagement Rings

Mood: Calm Style: Vibrant, colourful Listening to: I think it’s the Bee Gees (on the radio, I hasten to add – they DO NOT feature on my mp3 player) What’s on today: 12pm: Haircut; 2pm: Mr P’s football match; 8pm: Out for drinks … Continue reading

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