Sunday, 18 April 2010

I see you a Nice...

...and I raise you a Stafford. Yeah, ok, no Rafa, no Monte Carlo, no trip to the Cours Saleya market, no Kir Royale. But instead:

- a walk on Cannock Chase
- a day trip to Lichfield (super cathedral! three spires!)
- a day trip to Little Moreton Hall (it's Tudor! it does a lovely lunch and a less good cup of tea!)
- a cinema trip (to The Ghost! it's not as good as they're making out!)
- a pint and a half of Tribute at the Spittal Brook (I chose to drink real ale! how did that happen?!)

Basically, who needs Nice? Viva the road trip! Viva The National Trust!

Thursday, 15 April 2010


Here's a snippet from the Easyjet website.


How do I request a refund for my cancelled flight?

Answers others found helpful:

Can I book a seat for a wedding cake?

So much for that then

Flights are grounded thus so am I. Ah Rafa. So close.

Volcanic Ash? Really?

I am sitting in my sitting room (that's what you do in a sitting room) obsessively hitting refresh on the Easyjet website, watching closely as a rash of cancellations races down the board. A volcano erupting in Iceland last night seems likely to prevent me watching tennis (in Monte Carlo! I know!) tomorrow and I am having problems coming to terms with it. Please let the flight still go, please let the flight still go, please let the flight still go...

Friday, 9 April 2010

And another thing...

Have I ever told you how much I love Foyle's War? Surely I have. Surely. It's practically all I talk about.

Anyway, it's back this Sunday at 8pm. I only just found out. I'm beyond excited.


From a review of "The Infidel" by Peter Bradshaw:

"[Omid Djalili] has a great double act with Richard Schiff, whose comic timing and delivery is a marvel, and a revelation to those who know him only from The West Wing."

Question: Has Peter Bradshaw ever actually watched The West Wing?

Saturday, 3 April 2010

A rockin' Saturday night

This evening I have:
  • done some work (but not enough)
  • cooked and eaten a frozen pizza (pepperoni - average)
  • had a glass of wine (red - very nice)
  • watched Doctor Who (full report to follow, but enjoyed Matt Smith - a relief)
  • watched the Dorothy show (I know I should disapprove, but I just don't)
  • online shopped at Ocado (I had a voucher if I exceeded £90 - I didn't think I would - how could one woman be so wrong?)
That, my friends, has been my Saturday night.

Question: Do I need to get out more?