The Thumbs Up Posts

January 18, 2011 / / Rants and Raves

The subject of mobile phones has always been a touchy one here at Chateau C. There have been more raised voices, slammed doors and general warfare as a result of…

January 12, 2011 / / Beauty

So what would I give The Thumbs Up to this week and what’s a No-No?
The Thumbs up to:

Naturally – Whipped Hand Repair Balm – smells scrummy and makes hands unbelievably…

January 9, 2011 / / Movies and TV

We never think of ourselves  as big telly watchers yet every night without fail we end up couch-potatoing. It’s just so easy to mentally switch off in front of the…

January 5, 2011 / / Beauty

It’s funny how experience helps understanding. The last few weeks have taught me a couple of things: mainly that I’m definitely not getting any younger and that I can now…

December 9, 2010 / / Christmas Blogs
December 1, 2010 / / Techie Stuff
November 29, 2010 / / Christmas Blogs

Thought I’d share a couple of ideas for Christmas pressies with you……
New to me is the classic game PERUDO – a classic Peruvian dice game which will make liars of…

November 23, 2010 / / Movies and TV

The X Factor is getting a big thumbs-down from us at the moment. We all know that every year, Cowell puts someone through who is not particularly talented with the…

November 15, 2010 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

Just spent a weekend with Volvo’s new S60, and what a weekend it was!  This particular weekend we were celebrating our daughter’s 21st Birthday with a spoil-ourselves-rotten weekend at Center…

November 12, 2010 / / Beauty

Who’d have thought that the humble, weird-looking pomegranate would one day be one of the most sought after ingredients in ladies skincare products? The fun we had, us children of…