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The kindness conundrum

February 15, 2013


‘Keep that wine flowing – when you’re drunk, I’m funny,’ crowed the compère at a recent comedy night, and the crowd roared with laughter. That wasn’t the only point in the evening that his self belittling quips drew snorts and guffaws – in fact each reference to his beer gut, hair loss and general inadequacy […]

My first Liebster Award

November 30, 2012


Something happened yesterday that I’ve been honing my tearful acceptance speech, scrubbing the pea soup stains off my best Primark frock and practicing my best shocked-and-ecstatically-grateful-while-secretly-cursing-you-all-for-not-nominating-me-sooner face for. The lovely Small World BIG Mouth has nominated me for a Liebster Award and I couldn’t be happier – knowing that people gain even just a shred […]