October 20, 2018 – World Sweetest Day

As you all know, I am sweet enough, so this day isn’t about me, but it is about sharing your favourite sweets with your favourite people. World Sweetest Day was created in 1921 by Cleveland Confectioners to celebrate people’s love of sweets. To celebrate indulge your sweet tooth and buy your favourite sweet treat or … Continue reading October 20, 2018 – World Sweetest Day

October 17, 2018 – Wear Something Gaudy Day

Now this day is something that was a normal occurance when I was a teenager growing up in the 80s. Yes, gaudy is back in the form of Wear Something Gaudy Day. To celebrate, choose something to wear that is utterly without taste or is so unfashionable, it hurts. The gaudier and more horrible the … Continue reading October 17, 2018 – Wear Something Gaudy Day

Cake, books and Cate Blanchett

Because it has been so miserable today what with Storm Callum hitting these shores, I have decided to cheer us all up by decorating this blog with happy sunshine pics. You are welcome! So, how are you all today? Hope your day has gone well. I've had a great day. A couple of friends came … Continue reading Cake, books and Cate Blanchett

October 12, 2018 – World Egg Day

Love them or loathe them, today is all about celebrating one of the most nutritious foods on the planet – the humble egg. Packed full of protein and other goodies, eggs can be made into a load of great things from pastry, mayonnaise to batter and omelettes. My favourite? Cake of course!! Celebrate the day … Continue reading October 12, 2018 – World Egg Day

October 10, 2018 – Bring Your Teddy to Work or School Day

This is a great day – Bring Your Teddy to Work or School Day. New or old, dig out your dear old ted, tuck him in your bag and take him or her with you wherever you go today. Teddy bears were created after toy makers became inspired by the story of Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt, … Continue reading October 10, 2018 – Bring Your Teddy to Work or School Day

October 6, 2018 – Badger Day

Today is Badger Day, an event set up to raise awareness of these fascinating creatures and the need to continue to protect them. Did you know that the word Badger comes from the French ‘Bucher’ which means digger? Badgers are mostly nocturnal and burrow underground where they create sets where they have and raise their … Continue reading October 6, 2018 – Badger Day

A broken hand, Dusting is out and Apple Pie

Hello everyone, how are you all? Hope you are all well and had a good day today. I had the best day I've had this week, but more on that in a minute. Do you like the image above? Well, I happened to be scrolling through a free image site and stumbled across some lovely … Continue reading A broken hand, Dusting is out and Apple Pie

Oct 1 – 7, 2018 Walk Your Dog Week

Starting today and running until October 7, Walk Your Dog Week aims to encourage a healthier lifestyle for your dog and to get all members of the family out walking with your favourite canine. Founded in 2010 by Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert (yes, such people exist) Colleen Paige, the original aim of the event was … Continue reading Oct 1 – 7, 2018 Walk Your Dog Week

It’s out! Dusting Down Alcudia is on Amazon!

Dusting Down Alcudia is now available to buy! For  £2.97 you can read it on Kindle and - later this week - for only £8.50 you can buy it as a print book. My fast paced, romantic adventure, Dusting Down Alcudia, is now available for purchase on Amazon. Here's the blurb... “When top archaeologist Nina … Continue reading It’s out! Dusting Down Alcudia is on Amazon!

September 30 – International Podcast Day

Not something I do…yet, today is International Podcast Day. A podcast is a serialised show, similar to a radio show, but one you can download from the internet at any time. Shows cover all sorts of topics and genre, both in non-fiction and fiction. So, what’s yours? I must confess that I haven’ listened to … Continue reading September 30 – International Podcast Day