I Saw the Real Santa Claus

I loved Christmas as a kid, all the magic and the belief in Father Christmas. It's not quite the same as a grown-up is it? That's until I saw the real Santa Claus. Have you ever seen him? Take a look and see what you think. I've been fortunate enough to spend Christmas in California … Continue reading I Saw the Real Santa Claus

Nothing Says Christmas Quite Like Elvis Presley!

Some people like minimal decorations, some go overboard. I fall into the former category in my own home, but I do like to have a wander around a good Christmas display. Read on to hear about my favourite Christmas location. My love of tat*, sunshine and all things Rock N Roll were delivered in one … Continue reading Nothing Says Christmas Quite Like Elvis Presley!

I’ve Received My First Blogger Award!

I was chuffed to bits to have been nominated for The Blogger Recognition Award by Zesh Life. Thank you so much, it's my very first award. Whilst I blog as a hobby for my enjoyment, it's so nice to know that others get pleasure reading my thoughts too.  Zesh Life is a great mix of … Continue reading I’ve Received My First Blogger Award!

How we Saved over £1000 when Renewing our Home & Car Insurance

Unfortunately, there is no reward for loyalty when it comes to renewing your car or house insurance and your premium will usually rise considerably each year if you stay with the same company. It is a little time-consuming, but with a bit of work, there are big money savings to be made when you know … Continue reading How we Saved over £1000 when Renewing our Home & Car Insurance

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul with The Zebra Pit

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake is a regular feature where I chat to a variety of people including other bloggers, musicians, authors, artists, etc, to find out their thoughts and experiences on all the subjects that I cover on my blog. Today we meet up with Capricious Lestrange from The Zebra Pit. Let’s get … Continue reading An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul with The Zebra Pit

Meet the Musician – Mark Palmer Psychobilly Rockabilly Bass Player

Today for my Meet the Musician feature I’m very pleased to be joined by Mark Palmer who has played double bass for many rockabilly and psychobilly bands. We caught up recently to chat about his early musical experiences, how he learnt to play the double bass and which rockabilly and psychobilly bands he’s played and … Continue reading Meet the Musician – Mark Palmer Psychobilly Rockabilly Bass Player

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul with A Little Book Problem

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake is a weekly feature where I will be chatting with a variety of people including bloggers, musicians, authors, artists, etc, to find out their thoughts and experiences on all the subjects that I cover on my blog. Today we meet up with Julie from A Little Book Problem who shares … Continue reading An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul with A Little Book Problem

Sex Drive by Stephanie Theobald – Book Excerpt

Today I'm on the Blog Tour for the book Sex Drive - On the Road to a Pleasure Revolution by Stephanie Theobald and I am very pleased to share an excerpt from the book with you.   You will certainly know whether or not you will want to buy the book after reading the prologue and … Continue reading Sex Drive by Stephanie Theobald – Book Excerpt

The King and the Cockerel by Sarah Morrell – Children’s Book Review

The King and the Cockerel by Sarah Morrell is a rhyming story accompanied by comical, colourful illustrations from Beata Mostowska. It is a nice big softback book with quality thick pages that are easy for little hands to turn. As well as being fun, it is long enough to provide a decent length story time … Continue reading The King and the Cockerel by Sarah Morrell – Children’s Book Review

Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station

I love art and I love free things to do whilst on holiday so when I discovered that Art Walk was happening at Liberty Station, San Diego I was extremely excited, as it coincided perfectly with my road trip in August. This is a free attraction where 100s of artists display their work in the … Continue reading Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station