SOCIAL networking and texting have a lot to answer for. I am not knocking it, infact I positively embrace the whole concept. There are however a few issues that continually crop up and one of these is the addiction factor. The other is the potentially negative impact it could have on our writing skills. BackContinue reading “It’s all a bit textual…”
I have a lot of experience of going on dates. Probably too much if I am honest. They range from internet dates to speed dates and blind dates and even a couple of dates with men I actually met at proper events like dinner parties. From the man from the Isle of Man who boughtContinue reading “To date…or not to date…that IS the question”
REGULAR readers of The Oxford Mail may well recall my colleague, The Motor Mouth (MM) having a rant about 4x4s a little while ago. At the time, although he is indeed a good friend and a respected fellow hack, I felt his comments were perhaps a little harsh. Well although I hate to admit thatContinue reading “Motor Mouth was right..HOW annoying…”
GENERALLY speaking, girls like to shop. For many of us the urge to visit retail emporia on a regular basis is hard wired into our DNA. While the weekly food shopping venture is technically shopping, it cannot exactly be classed as fun but it is essential and is usually a job for the girls. QuiteContinue reading “MEN! please stay away from the supermarket!”
BY and large it’s true what they say about boys and their toys. They really do just get bigger and more expensive the older they get. Over the years I have accumulated a random and fascinating collection of men who consider fast cars, motorbikes and speed boats to be symbols of their apparent manhood. AsContinue reading “Cars Blahs”
SOME things in life are certain. For example, the onset of warmer weather obviously indicates that summer is finally here, along with the fact that people are wearing woefully badly fitting clothes, ignoring warnings about sun burn and keeping their roofs up on their sexy little sports cars. It may well be summertime and theContinue reading “Lady Driver”
I think it’s fair to say that what I have just experienced can only be described as a rather rude awakening. A hint, or if I am honest, a bloody huge announcement from the universe at large of what my life will be like when I am no longer needed for my parenting skills onContinue reading “A rude awakening”
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