This has been an odd week. For reasons that I have yet to fathom I have been in a bit of a daze and struggling to do anything at all, let alone the positive things that I know I should, or could, be doing to get my life moving forwards, even a little bit. Just… Continue reading Consuming
Yesterday I met a fabulous friend for lunch. We are spoiled people who live in a city in Western country and so we met at a shopping centre where there must be around 50 places to choose to eat at in relatively close proximity. We had decided to eat in the bookshop café where they… Continue reading Eating Out
A few – actually probably quite a lot of – years ago my friends and I became big fans of Avenue Q. We went more than once to see the fabulous original London cast do their thing. We loved how funny puppet sex is and related to many of the issues. The last song… Continue reading Was Avenue Q right all along?
I want to preface this blog by saying that I know this is a complaint about luxury items in life and to assure you that I know that unfortunately there are thousands of people in the world who are without the basics like access to clean water and a roof over their heads. I also… Continue reading Mafia-style ‘service’
I want to be a supporter of the local, independent businesses. I want to help to ensure that my local shops keep having a bakers, a butchers and a veg shop. I want there to be choices in my shopping and eating life that aren’t decided in some homogenised tax avoiding board room. But I… Continue reading Irresistible Giant Corporations
I am in the middle of a crisis, of sorts. Well an issue. To be fair it’s barely even that and it is very much a first-world problem, but it’s bothering me way more than it should. I think it’s because I know it is just one little example of the hundreds of tiny things… Continue reading Losing Perfection – or a story about the perils of choices