London at Christmas Time

Six days until Christmas decorations start going up across cities all around the UK. “It’s only November! We’ve barely finished with Halloween!” some folks will complain. Don’t you pay one jot of notice to them. Even Scrooge and the Grinch came around eventually. The world feels like a better place at Christmas time and that […]

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A Stitch in Time

I woke up far earlier than anyone should wake up on a Sunday to work on my sewing skills atย The Stitcheryย this weekend. Result: I’m a goddamn awful seamstress. ๐Ÿ˜‚ย I have ordered a sewing machine of my own, though, and plan on plenty of practice. I’ve been on a quest to learn more about how the […]

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Glasgow’s Duke of Wellington Statue

Oh, the poor old Duke of Wellington. I’m sure he would have loved a world where visitors to Glasgow flock to photograph his statue. I’m less sure he would been thrilled at the reason for his statue’s iconic status: An orange traffic cone that pranksters place upon his head. It’s thought that it was a […]

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Lunch Break

Barry Island Pleasure Park, home to the finest* amusement arcades in Wales, is just a few minutes walk away from where I live and work. So, with an abundance of coppers in my purse, the way I spent my lunch break today shouldn’t come as a surprise.ย ๐Ÿ’ฐ * Disclaimer: They also happen to be the […]

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