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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#BigUpYourEurovision – UK Winners

At the time of publishing this post, the UK have had 5 victories at the Eurovision Song Contest. Tonight, 13th May 2017, the contest takes us to Kyiv, Ukraine, where Lucie Jones WILL sing her way to victory (delete as appropriate). So in homage to all our previous winners and with  a little prayer to God […]

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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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