Month: May 2016

Have you Heard?

Gosh, there’s nothing like a celebrity ding-dong to get everyone going, is there? I’m afraid I have found the whole business between Johnny Depp/Amber Heard/Vanessa Paradis/the illegal stowaway dogs completely fascinating, even before we got to the thrown iPhone and the brandished magnum of wine. I’ve never found Johnny Depp at all attractive and, maybe …

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Conference season

It’s the blog conference season – and I’m not going to any of them this year. It’s not that I am intrinsically anti-social (though frankly I am a bit). I’ve been before, and quite enjoyed the bustle – and the hustle. It’s fun to put names to posts, to meet old blogging friends and make …

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Natives of New York

I was in New York about four years ago for the launch of ¬†Disney cruise ship¬†Fantasy – what a lark that was! – and spent some time with a lovely friend who lives an effortlessly glamorous lifestyle in the Downtown area. She took me to the Ace Hotel which had then just opened and was …

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New York, New York

Only a few days have passed since I wrote my last post, but it seems like a lifetime as I’ve been in New York and things happen all the time and at twice normal speed there, as we all know. So in only a few days we saw three plays, visited four museums and walked …

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