The Return of The Not So Secret Yo-Yo dieter.


  Here we are again… over three years and two stone further on from where I finished in December 2011. At that point I was dieting for my 40th birthday party, having had a crazy year of promotional meetings and dinners, boozy networking functions and just a little too much revelry. Three weeks of frenzied […]

The Flight of The Bumble Beeb


Throughout the last twenty four hours, the social media scene, news channels and online newspapers have been alive with updates on the plight of Top Gear giant Jeremy Clarkson.   Facebook and Twitter have been positively dancing with passionate criticism against the BBC’s most unlikely Sunday night pin-up since yesterday. It was reported he’d attempted […]

How The Mighty Have Fallen

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Way back in 1990, when Madonna was consistently perched majestically on the number one slot of the UK charts, I can remember my peers and I thinking she was an inexplicable female force to be reckoned with. Watching her storm around on stage during the ‘Blonde Ambition’ tour, we all marvelled at her conical bras, […]

Family Fun-time at Puxton Park


Should you visit any self-respecting play area in Bristol; be it a park or soft play area, it won’t be long before you’ll overhear a fellow mum or dad enthusing about their recent visit to Puxton Park. Nestled in the North Somerset countryside between Congresbury and Weston-Super-Mare, Puxton Park and Farmstore have been entertaining families […]

The Melting Pot: Birthdays , Book Sales and Bumper Cars


After the unmitigated mayhem that had been June, I had been anticipating an equally crazy July. Boxing gloves and full body armour at the ready, I charged into the final weeks of school term determined to keep my sanity with the beautiful light of the summer holidays in full view. The weeks flew by at […]

Gee Baby We Really Love The Tunnels!

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Having a music venue situated on the outskirts of town could perhaps be considered as a double edged sword. But in the case of The Tunnels, owned by ex-Bath rugby prop Gareth Chilcott, it’s a clean sweep of success all the way.   Coming up to is fifth anniversary, The Tunnels is situated right next […]