Mersey woman about town


Yarnbombing at the Threshold Festival

Over the past three weeks I’ve been busy knitting bumblebees, leaves and piece of tree trunk for an installation at the Threshold Festival in Liverpool. I belong to a knitting … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fun and frolicks over on my new website

Don’t forget, I have a new website now, this one is now *archived* and will lay here un-updated for…ever. Shoot on over to, you can sign up and subscribe … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goodbye, farewell, la la la la de da-ha!

This blog is being archived from today, in other words I’ve waved it goodbye and moved up to big school aka known as my new site. This means you won’t … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

A funny little town

Birkenhead is a funny little place. Not posh and swanky like Chester, or sharp and keen like Liverpool, the town exists well apart from both. It’s known for the band … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 8 Comments

The gentlemanly gentleman

Andy told me a story yesterday that someone told him about The Troggs. Apparently back in the 1960s Reg Presley and the lads would regularly shock their peers not by … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Supermarket angst

We’ve been trying to expand the variety of what we have for breakfast of late, I’m a big fan of boiled egg with toast (soldiers on a weekend, just to … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

I’m going for tea with Judy Finnigan!

Back in October I entered a competition on the Tesco Books Blog. The competition was to celebrate Eloise, the debut novel by Judy Finnigan. The prize? To go to tea … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 14 Comments

Eating out. My philosophy

Whenever I eat out, I want the dish to be better than how I’d make it at home or else I may as well save my pennies. I don’t eat … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The window

Andy and I went to Birkenhead Central library today. It’s a grand old building with a glorious tribute to the Birkenhead Institute’s World War 1 dead, including poet Wilfred Owen, … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The truth hurts

I’ve talked before about over-sharing on social media. In general I’m not too fussed hearing about people’s bowel movements, sex life (or lack thereof), dieting, detoxing (those last two are … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

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