Monthly Archives: February 2012

Model Behaviour

So, you may remember that I was asked to model a wedding gown at a wedding fayre on a catwalk a couple of weeks ago. I bought myself some vile gold and white shoes that were fairly flat (for me – 3 inches) and … Continue reading

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BOOK: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

Brief Synopsis: Lisbeth Salander is a highly intelligent computer hacker and code cracker who can find out the most minute details about someone’s life easily. Mikael Blomkvist is a disgraced journalist hired to solve the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl back in the 60s. The task seems impossible, … Continue reading

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A Bolt from the Blue

The other day, I received a rather surprising Facebook inbox message. It was from Mr P’s ex-girlfriend, who I’ve told you about before. I was perturbed somewhat to see her name peeking from my inbox but, with Mr P sitting … Continue reading

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A Touch of Class

Mr P and I sometimes jokingly argue about who was the most working class when growing up. Mr P’s dad used to cycle to work every morning, whereas we never had a car at all. Ever. We didn’t get a telephone … Continue reading

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The Rules of Engagement

Miss U, a girl I work with, is soon to undergo an arranged marriage. Although I don’t necessarily agree with this method of coupling, I do understand that she has been brought up to expect this and that for her, … Continue reading

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Random Work Irritations #10

An example of the truly scintillating nuggets of conversation my bloody work colleague KKK is capable of coming out with: KKK: I ate a Toffee Crisp on Sunday. ME:(cocking imaginary shotgun)Oh yes? KKK: Hmmm. Long, long pause. KKK: I haven’t had … Continue reading

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RESTAURANTS: Rustique, York & The Punch Bowl, York

Facade: Ancient, historical Decor: Dark and cavernous, smelled amazingly of mulled wine when we were there. Dress Code: Chilled out, relaxed but cosy. Think woolly jumpers and knee-high boots (or hotpants if your name’s Rosie). Snap: I had flat mushrooms grilled with … Continue reading

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