Monthly Archives: October 2014

My Netflix this week: Big girls’ night in

I’ve been working crazy-long hours, so I’ve only managed to watch two things on Netflix this week. That’s still two more things than many people with actual serious adult responsibilities get to watch, so I can’t really complain.* Wednesday night alone Sliding Doors Gwyneth … Continue reading

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Three things I’ve learned from Downton

It’s possible I’m posting too much about television at the moment. Which in turn suggests that I’m watching too much television. But! None of my team at work watch Downton Abbey, and I’ve got no one to dissect it with. … Continue reading

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My Netflix this week: Lovely horses, gingerism & more

I love me some Netflix, and always have several movies or shows on the go that I watch in short snatches throughout the week. Some would say this is a lunatic way to use Netflix, and in many ways I’d … Continue reading

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Christmas in October

This year I’ve made it my personal – some would say pointless and irritating – mission to defend Christmas. Specifically, Christmas stuff in shops. Every other day or so, a friend will say or tweet or Facebook something like ‘Advent calendars in Sainsbury’s? … Continue reading

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Spectacular, spectacular

I had to jettison my old glasses last month as the frames were too frail to take another lens update. It’s hard for non-glasses wearers to understand how weirdly sentimental it feels to retire full-time face furniture; there’s really nothing else … Continue reading

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