Hard Water

London has terrible hard water and this can be a real problem when it comes to getting glass (and pyrex) cups and dishes actually clean, as opposed to clean but with white streaky marks all over them. Given this is one of those common problems, I thought I’d share my way of dealing with the…

Great Apes

I’ve been doing a lot of reading over the last month and, by and large, it’s been tremendously trashy stuff because my mind is a little mushed by the painkillers I’m taking. That all changed, however, when I was provided with Great Apes by Will Self. This rather bizarre but nevertheless compelling novel forces the…

Ingrid Michaelson – The Hat #musicmonday

A slightly better known song for this #musicmonday (happening on a Thursday this week but that never stopped me before). I have loved this song since I first heard it and it reminds me of my awesome new purchase of Christmas ear muffs – not quite a hat but given how ridiculous I look in…