Music: Friendly Fires

I loved the lineup at the Jools Holland taping last night. Beverly Knight, Donovan, Yuck, Nathaniel Rateliff, James Vincent McMorrow and Friendly Fires. A real mix that introduced (and reintroduced)  me to some talented msuicians . I have read about the St Albans dance influenced indie band Friendly Fires but had never listened to their music until a few […]

The Losers

So two friends and I were ‘gabbing’ about Idris Elba this weekend. Now it wasn’t my usual gushing but actually some criticisms for a change (for another post). We were bantering about the name of his new movie. We all agreed that Zoe Saldana was one of the stars but could not decide on the […]

And the problem is?

I was looking at the wedding pictures of one of my favourite sitcom actress Essence Atkins today, when the blogger mentioned she had met her husband on I was surprised. My first thoughts being “She needed an online dating site?” A quick google search turned up dozens of similar comments. And honestly some of […]

Sunday is beach day – UK edition

I let out a high pitched, gut trembling scream in the car this morning. Somewhere between Upper Norwood and West Norwood. I felt better as soon as it escaped my lips. All the frustrations and fears and whatever else is clouding my body needed to be released. I am at the helm of a transition […]