Category Archives: Health

My Lent ain’t over till the fat lady shrinks

Outing the inner goddess is a total pain in the soon-to-be-smaller arse.  Forget about all the fads and wonder-diets.  I’m on the ‘cardiologist’s diet’ – if it tastes good, spit it out. Mea culpa, gentle readers. I’ve been absent for … Continue reading

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A pair of Christmas muppets

Who knew that 50p could buy such twinkly, sparkly, Muppety memories? The other day marked a little anniversary for me.  Thirty three years ago, myself and himself headed for Dublin and launched an assault on the jewellery shops.  Sometime around … Continue reading

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To boldly go… bald

Gentlemen – it’s time for those of you with thinning tresses to lose your baldy notions. Warren Beatty wasn’t in Tescos the other day but, after taking a long look at the man in front of me in the queue, … Continue reading

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Taking a walk on the tall, wide side

 If you’re female and tall, you get beautiful descriptive adjectives.  But add a bit of unwanted width, and the adjectives go south. I have long since held a theory about tallness.  Woman tallness, that is.  Being of this persuasion myself, … Continue reading

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Ding Dong Doctors

If you’re ‘under the doctor’ these days, chances are there’s not a bedside manner in sight. I don’t quite know what’s going on with Hollywood at the moment.  I can’t decide whether it’s life imitating art or art imitating life.  … Continue reading

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Cascades and cankles

Have you happy feet? Or would you opt for a bit of cankle-sucking? Some weirdness is afoot in the impossible world of women’s shoes. Now that summer’s here, thank God I’m happy with my cascade.  What a relief.  Given that, … Continue reading

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