Gay Man Code

This year celebrates 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK. Since 1967, the UK has led the way with equality, however there are some ground rules. To be a proper ‘Friend of Dorothy’ , please observe the following code at all times: You will forever refer to Deirdre Barlow as ‘Deirdre […]

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Call The Village Band Out……

……Matt writes a post I haven’t graced your news feeds for a few weeks. I have been on secondment to MI5 in an effort to eradicate the sale of leggings from the British public and banish the camel toe forever. If only… Truth is, work has been bat-shit crazy, leaving only sufficient time in my […]

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Summer Fails

Over the last few days Britain has had a period of ‘tropical weather’, which is heading for the hottest June in the UK in 20 years! Undoubtably, despite the endless Facebook updates from ‘Wincy Willis wannabes’ explaining how hot it is….and how they can’t sleep..blah blah, it is the best time of the year! Not […]

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Scummy Mummy Does Mexico

As holidays go, I am all up for experiencing new cultures and meeting new people, but If there were a ‘class’ system for holiday makers, then the vile creature we met on our pacific getaway would definitely be ‘steerage’. This Scummy Mummy was of the ‘ Jeremy Kyle Show’ ilk, donning her best Primark leggings […]

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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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