Advent Calendars

I know you all think I’m insane but seriously you need to be thinking about your advent calendars NOW. If you’re happy with a standard chocolate one (and let’s face it most of us are!) then obviously there’s no need to panic but if you fancy something a bit different then you had better get your … Continue reading Advent Calendars



Remember when everything was pineapple themed? Pineapple drink stirrers, pineapple wallpaper, pineapple pyjamas, pineapple tampons (probably)...  Not sure what it is with the British obsession with things that are deemed “tropical”. Pineapples, flamingos, palm trees, llamas...  Well now it’s all about the cactus. You can barely move without bumping into a succulent, so if you … Continue reading Cactus 


Ah! After I published my Must See TV post I realised I'd left out the very brilliant Strike.  Based on the novels by Robert Galbraith (a pseudonym for Harry Potter author J K Rowling) Strike follows the life of private investigator Cormoran Strike (Tom Burke) and his assistant Robin Ellacott (Holliday Grainger).  So far the current series has featured … Continue reading Strike