The sound of Christmas

Music is such an important element in my life. I’ve always heard scents can bring to focus a long forgotten memory. But for me it’s music. Music was always present in my childhood. My father, once in a band, cherishes music the way some cherish fine wine or cigars. Music is a passion of his. … Continue reading

Dollars & Sense

Dollars & Sense

I was running along the canal one hot afternoon. Really pushing myself, I was in a good mood. It was one of those incredible summer days that seems to last forever. You know when you make deals with yourself during workouts? “I’ll walk/rest at the next lamppost/bench…” I choose a water fountain a few meters … Continue reading

Flirtation

Flirting with a gay man is the best form of working out your flirting skills. Personally I think they are the masters at it. Their witty banter and compliments on your choice of outfit pieces, “did you blow dry your hair differently?” Yes, and thank you for noticing. You know who deserves all your best … Continue reading

In Honour Of…

In Honour Of…

A few years ago my Great Grandma gave me a box of paraphernalia from when she was in London for the Coronation. There are ticket stubs, a menu, a program, and a couple of newspapers from around the same time. (There is also a few things from when she was in Paris right after.) Continue reading

50 Shades of Crismon

So I’m reading it. Along with everyone else; 50 Shades of Grey. Everyone I chat with is reading it. Mostly women, although in the last two days I have seen 3 men reading it. Research? Tips and tricks? I’ll be honest. The push to buy a Kobo? (which I love ps.) So I could read … Continue reading

Nautical Mouth

Nautical Mouth

Why are young women so comfortable swearing? I am very comfortable using choice four letter words. I used to blame it on working customer service for so many years. I’m so careful with the language I use in front of customers/clients/passengers that when I’m behind closed doors the curse words fly. I could also blame … Continue reading