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Finding My Pink – The Lipstick Quest

The little black dress - LBD The perfect pink lipstick - PPL Oh My God! It's impossible. If you have skinny thin arse lips, finding the right pink lipstick is a mare of dinosaur proportions. It has to be said,... Continue Reading →

You stopped smoking? You’re Awesome!

I have no idea where this came from, but a friend shared it to me yesterday and I would say I relate to about 95%, so thought I'd share it. I take no credit.

How to Write in 3 easy Apps

I have been writing a book for a couple of months now. Maybe 'been' is a slight exaggeration, and I should say attempting to write a book. It won't be the first, but it will be the first fiction thing... Continue Reading →

The Fag and the Foodie

So it's two months now since I stopped smoking. Life has changed radically in many ways, it's still constantly in my head, I can't seem to shift that, but I have more time, more money and I think (could be... Continue Reading →

Hot and Spicy Noodles – 10 minutes

Had some spicy noodles out the other night at Wagamama and thought 'how hard can it be to make this?' 😉 I am sure to make it to their standard must be very hard, but what I threw in the... Continue Reading →

Finding My Inner Foodie

Cooking! I used to be a good basic traditional cook, then I got divorced. I stopped cooking and starting doing fast food and ready meals. I started travelling and cooked even less, ate out even more. I have arrived at... Continue Reading →

Wifi down – is this the end of life as we know it?

For a couple of days we've had no Wifi here. It's of no consequence, except one can't check in on FaceBook, Instagram, WordPress or check the news (or other various functions one can't live without). So I came to Morocco... Continue Reading →

Do you speak food?

Today I cooked a Moroccan meal in Marrakech- being taught how by a lovely lady who spoke no English and I speak no Moroccan. Food is international it seems, although we had a little help from Leshon, who translated. All... Continue Reading →

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France. France just surprises me every single time I am able to spend time here.  Beauty, culture, time and space. What else can you say about France that hasn't been a said a million times. It's intense, free, restricted and... Continue Reading →

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