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Cockney Rabbit

Recently I have been asked questions about some of the lingo on my blog, especially from those outside of the UK. So I thought I would prepare a short list of slang for you to use as a ‘jargon-buster’ which may help to decipher some of my colloquialisms. Rhyming slang is used widely in London, […]

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52 Weeks of Eurovision: Week 14- Blue

Welcome to another edition of 52 Weeks of Eurovision, if you missed last week’s post on Bonnie Tyler you can find it here. This week  I go back to 2011 where the contest took place in Dusseldorf, Germany after Lena won the previous year with her song ‘Satellite’. The United Kingdom were represented by ‘Throwback’ […]

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Don’t be Jel…be Reem!

In a vain attempt to entertain  the children during the Easter Holidays and draw them away from Youtube and Easter eggs for an hour, we decided to take them to Laser Planet. Laser planet (or Quasar as it was called in my day), conjured up images of a plethora of ‘ADHD infested’ brats with their […]

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Funny British Quotes

There is no greater form of wit than British humour, this post is dedicated to some of the greats who just so happen to have said some quite funny stuff in their time. Only a true Brit will understand the humour in some of these quotes, so if you are reading from outside the UK […]

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‘Hashtag Awks’ Part 1

We all get those moments of intense anxiety that suddenly appears when you want the earth to open up and swallow you. I thought I would recall some of these memories in my life when I have had to hold my head down in complete awkwardness . I would love to hear your #awks moments […]

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37 lessons in 37 years

In my 37 (nearly 38) years on planet earth, I have learned some lessons that go some way to explaining the meaning of life.  Here is one for every year….they are very deep and meaningful. Pigs definitely do fly….and they always end up sitting next to me on the plane. Always check for toilet paper […]

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Stepdad Hacks

Last weekend I learned some new techniques to achieve a happy household, many of which included bribes, but hey!, they worked so I thought I would share them: Teenage girls like to hide themselves in their rooms glued to youtube, snapchat and musical.ly, Problem: How to get them out of their bedrooms and socialising with […]

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