Month: January 2017

Evening All

I’d hoped to have some news for you by now about our horrible robbery. Hell, I hoped I’d have some news for me.┬áBut unfortunately the wheels of justice turn slowly. I suppose it’s just as well – no one wants any mistakes to be made. It’s not letting too many cats out of too many …

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K9ATWALK show

My great friend, the artist Magda Hunt, has always been a stalwart animal lover and is a great supporter of IAPWA (International Aid for the Protection and Welfare of Animals). She has designed a spectacular fundraising fashion show, the K9ATWALK, to be held at the Polish Hearth Club in Kensington on Friday, 10th February at …

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Passport to La La Land

Well, after a vile week, I found the perfect antidote on Saturday – a long lunch with beloved friends, followed by watching the gorgeous movie La La Land. I shamelessly hijacked the lunch part to whinge about the vicious hand fate has recently dealt me, despite the fact that we were supposed to be celebrating …

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A thief in the house

I feel completely sick as I write this, but I think someone has been stealing from us. Child One was back briefly from art school over Christmas, and raised the alarm – some pieces of jewellery were missing. At first, I was pretty sure they were just misplaced. And it’s still a distinct possibility – …

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Compare and contrast

I have a good feeling about 2017. Compare these two scenes: The first, in the dying days of 2016, was a special festive outing with the wider family. A show had been chosen to appeal to as many of us as possible and we were meeting at a restaurant in Borough Market beforehand. I arrived …

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