As usual, this month I’ve been going out of my way to try new things. It’s a habit I strongly recommend and I always enjoy looking back at the end of the month to see what I’ve been able to try. This month I’ve tried: Visiting Arran This Easter we visited the Isle… Continue reading New things I tried in April
Oh, it’s been a long time coming, I know, but last week I finally took the plunge and dyed the last of my blue hair back to brown. This proved to be something of a challenge. I had to get it done in something of a hurry. I’ll explain why in a future post, sorry… Continue reading Bye bye blue hair
Not long ago I was lucky enough to see Sue Perkins at the King’s Theatre during the Glasgow Comedy Festival. Before that, though, I read her autobiography, Spectacles. I picked it up because, although I’ve never really watched the Bake Off, I’m a fan of her from other TV things, like Supersizers and the odd documentary.… Continue reading Book review: Spectacles
Last weekend P and I decided to make a slightly impromptu trip to the Isle of Arran, to take advantage of the long Easter weekend. We stayed in a truly charming guest house in Whiting Bay, just a few miles down the coast from Brodick. Whiting Bay is a small town (maybe you’d even call… Continue reading Dinner at Felicity’s, Whiting Bay, Arran
Easter kind of crept up on my this year. Or maybe it was just April that crept up on me. The year seems to be flying by. Anyway, the Monday before the Easter weekend, P and I realised that we both had Easter Monday off work (I also had Good Friday off but I’m trying… Continue reading Visit to Arran
Whelp, that’s it. Dear DM has a plan to travel to the US, toddler in tow, for a whole month, and we’ll be without her fantastical instruction. Since we wanted to get at least one more session in before she left we re-grouped at cafe Marlayne for a Sunday afternoon. We’d left off having defeated… Continue reading The last DnD meet up for a whole month!
Spring is a wonderful time for new beauty discovery. For one thing, there’s enough daylight to actually take the opportunity to see your best attempts with your new eyeliner. For another, everything feels fresh and new and pretty. Case in point: Last week’s post about Easter egg nails. Seriously, I’ll be rocking these shades for… Continue reading GlossyBox unboxing – April 2017, the case of the missing products