It’s snow day and it’s Friday, so time for something light-hearted to end the week on. I loved the Tweet from Tesco this week telling followers it was about to “hit the hay” and it made me think about others that are a bit, well, close to the bone.
Each year I am astounded by how fast 12 months can go and the last year has been no exception. Here are some extracts from my imaginary diary as I re-live the transition of returning to work after having a baby and setting up on my own.
Us Brits love to talk about the weather and for the first time this year my eyeballs actually felt cold when I headed outdoors today. Winter appears to have officially arrived, but how are you preparing for the sub zero temperatures?
If you want to go into a profession where people trust you, then estate agency perhaps isn’t one of them, and I say this with no bitterness whatsoever after eight months of trying to sell a London property. Hmmmph.
Young people in the UK should be banned from driving at night or having any alcohol in their system, according to the Association of British Drivers (ABI), and I am inclined to agree as I look back with slight horror at my early years behind the wheel.
It appears that the jury is still out on the benefits of organic food. A recent study comparing the health benefits of organic and conventional foods claims that organic food is ‘no healthier and no safer’ than produce grown with pesticides.
I am working with a client on a new and exciting healthcare venture that is launching soon and it’s made me feel somewhat guilty about how slack I’ve become at exercising and eating a balanced diet.
It’s that time of year again – The X Factor starts this weekend and the countdown to Christmas begins. But is it really still ‘TV gold’, or are we a bit bored of celebrity life and knowing just a bit too much about the people behind the shows?
How we chuckled when we saw the Mayor of London Boris Johnson dangling mid-air on a zip wire! The pomp and ceremony of the Olympics seems to bring out the best of British humour. Check out this hilarious transcript from a volunteer worker and star in the making.
Mehreen Umar is one of 15,000 cast members performing at the London Olympics opening ceremony. She reveals there are quite a few more surprises to come that didn’t even make the dress rehearsals. I try and get her to spill the beans.