It’s a Love/Hate Thing!

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 soft.Apicare Restore Me Honey Nut Body Butter -  a real luxurious body moisturiser.St Eval Candle Company - the rose-scented candles are my personal where you can buy contact lenses at a fraction of the

A Few Random Xmas Gift Ideas

Don't Say It

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 everyone!  Apparently Stephen Fry has called this game the second most addictive thing to come out of South America! Perudo is a brilliant after dinner party game, a drinking game for adults, or just good

X Factor 2010 Farce

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 aim of getting people 'talking' and ultimately getting lots of publicity for the show. Over the last few years however the viewers have become more savvy than Simon Cowell when it comes to social

The Power of The Pomegranate

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 the '70s, picking up those ruby pearls of strangely tasteless fruit with a dangerously sharp needle! How could we have predicted such a reversal of fortune for this most insignificant of fruits?Last year I became

The Creta Panorama Hotel With First Choice

Just got back from a brill All Inclusive First Choice Holiday at The Creta Panorama in Crete. Never been to Crete before although we've been to Greece a few times now. I was expecting it to be hot obviously but Gordon flippin' Bennett, it was absolutely boiling.Fortunately the hotel had plenty of palm trees under whose leafy shade I could plant my sunbed and just

Kia Sportage

Last year Mr. C. wrote about the Sportage but try as I might I find it difficult to think of more than about 2 sentences I can say about any car.Basically a car gets me from A to B and I don't really think about the car once I'm in it or to be honest before I get in it either.Yes I notice funky-looking cute