Big up to you, Blackpool!

You’ll be aware that during the past 18 months travel hasn’t really been a thing.  For some people, last summer might have meant a caravanning holiday with their families, but for me, the furthest I went was to pick up an order from Ikea’s car park, some four miles away. My life has seemingly shrunkContinue reading “Big up to you, Blackpool!”

My Long life, hopes and dreams on Census Day

Today is Census Day in the UK. I’m quite sure you know that it takes place every 10 years and that the official line is it’s to help organisations make future plans for services such as transport, education and healthcare. My own opinion is that it’s slightly more involved than that and that its purposesContinue reading “My Long life, hopes and dreams on Census Day”

Another long day, another kick in the teeth

This morning I received an automated email in response to an opportunity I had put my heart and soul in to trying to make mine. The computer said no.  Again. It wasn’t a surprise really.  After all, who’d want a fat, old, ugly past-it like me?! Today is International Women’s Day and we are surroundedContinue reading “Another long day, another kick in the teeth”