Car Insurance For Teenage Girls

As a Mum of three daughters 17, 19 and 21 and also two stepsons 16 and 20, I am horrified at the latest madness which is about to be imposed on us by the European Courts! Today judges basically told insurance companies that they would not be allowed to assess risk based on gender from December 21 next year.This is not about Equality at all

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

Those Pet Hates

It’s a while since I had a good rant about anything.  Anyone who really knows me will vouch for the fact that I’m generally quite a tolerant person, and it takes a lot to rattle my cage.  However, that doesn’t mean to say that certain things don’t stir up my grumble bugs from time to time.  There’s a sign on our living room door which

Like modern use of like English

I read with great interest this morning an article in the Telegraph Online by Charles Moore which discusses the education of today's children. It read along the lines of Children never having had to work so hard to learn so little, or words to that effect. Having observed the educational rite of passage of five teenage children over the last few years I

Ow….it hurts!!

Stupid mouse..... stupid computer.... stupid wrist.... arm.... shoulder..... neck..... whatever!!Yes, I've got a pain in my arm and hand and it's a right pain in the neck.RSI?  I don't know.  Prefer the expression 'mouse-arm' personally.I need a few days without going near a computer.... a few weeks the doctor says.  How the hell am I supposed to do that and make a living?  All I