Yesterday's report on the letter found in a bookshop in Bishop Auckland, that had been written by a mother who was dying, has a happy (or as happy an ending as possible, in the circumstances). Bethany has been found and the letter and accompanying photo returned to her. Bethany Gash is a 21 year old… Continue reading UPDATE: Letter from Dying Mum to Daughter – Bethany Found
This was sent to us not long before we got married by the register office in St Helens (Merseyside, England). It reminds me of that sweet and glorious time, ten years ago, when I was about to make the biggest decision in my whole life (until I had my babies): marrying my wonderful man. We… Continue reading 100 Object Project: #20 A Guide to Marrying in St. Helens
When I was a teenager, suffice to say, I had a bit of a thing for David Duchovny and the X Files. Seriously, it was epically huge the crush I had on him. I remember one of my English teachers in Year 9 giving me a poster of him that she found in the Radio… Continue reading 100 Objects Project: #19 The Signed David Duchovny Picture
There is word on the down low that the fabulously fun 90’s game show favourite The Crystal Maze is making a TV come back. Originally running from 1990 – 1995 (who doesn’t love admiring the amazing 90's hair styles when watching the show on repeats?) the show clocked up more than 80 episodes before it… Continue reading Could The Crystal Maze Be Coming Back to TV?
Actor Gene Wilder has died aged 83 after a lifelong service to entertainment. I am saddened to announce with other world news agencies, that the man, the myth, the legend that is Gene Wilder has died, aged 83. Known for his roles in Young Frankenstein, The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Willie Wonker, Gene's creative presence… Continue reading Breaking News: Gene Wilder Dies Age 83
Recently, my husband discovered the YouTube series called ‘Top5s’ and got me watching it. Now we're hooked. For those who have never heard of it, it is basically a softly spoken Welsh lad making videos of what he considers to be the top 5 creepy, scary, weird and all round odd events, people or places… Continue reading YouTube Channel to Watch: Top5s
With our newsfeeds seemingly set to 'miserable', it is sometimes hard to see the light when it comes to the news. Then, when something light-hearted wanders into the spotlight somehow, people decry it with "is this news?!" And "go report on something more important!". I say we need the lighter, brighter and fluffier side of… Continue reading William the Viral Worm
I’ve idly noticed that chart topper Taylor Swift has now hooked up with Bond-tipped actor Tom Hiddleston, just a couple of weeks or so since splitting from Calvin Harris. It just reminds me a bit of me, but then again, I was way younger than Swift when I was going through the ‘date someone for… Continue reading Is It Ok to Love Again So Swiftly?
The Associated Press (AP) have reported this afternoon, the sudden and tragic death of 27 year old Russian-born actor, Anton Yelchin. Yelchin, better known for his take on Chekov in the latest Star Trek films, has been died following a car accident earlier today (19 June 2016). Tributes from friends and colleagues have been pouring… Continue reading Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies Aged 27
Why. No question mark, no inference that there is more to follow: just WHY. I heard today to my horror, that local MP Jo Cox was cold bloodedly murdered in Birstall, West Yorkshire, as she finished her advice clinic in a local library. She was a 41 year old married mother of two young girls,… Continue reading Jo Cox: A Yorkshire Lass That Inspired