Queen Nigella

Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d type: I feel so sorry for Nigella Lawson. She has seemed, for so long, to have had everything on the shopping list of stuff every woman is supposed to strive for. Not one, but apparently two, happy marriages, lovely children, fabulous house, brilliant career. Oh, and she’s beautiful, …

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A happy Lego birthday

One of the joys (ahem) of blended family life is the occasional scheduling surprise. For instance, yesterday morning I was pootling along with a few exciting little plans for the day – work, maybe a coffee with a friend, tackling the mountain of rubbish in the garage again – when TL said as he rushed …

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