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Why I would like my daughter to have an accent.

Reading a story at the end of last year by an academic defending her regional accent, which she had been advised to “change” or at least “tone down” if she wanted to progress, made me cross and sad. 541 more words

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Halestorm is one of my favorite bands and I am really excited that they have a third album coming out on April 7th 2015. Today the band released yet another music video, this time for the song… 6 more words

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It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on this blog.  It’s amazing how life becomes all consuming and things are set to the side to be rediscovered.   183 more words


My take on 50 Shades...

As with many things, I came to 50 Shades of Grey later than most.

Normally, this is because I like to let the dust settle and the hype die down before making up my own mind about something without all the noise. 967 more words

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Nobody, call me Miss Nobody

I didn’t hear that for ages. I thought naively that respect crossed the mind of the indelicate. How wrong was I ! It was just the calm before getting thrown right in the middle of my forehead that I’m Nobody. 112 more words

He Has An Affair

Memories of Valentine's Day - sadness, self-loathing and nits...

I still have my first Valentine’s card – given to me in junior school by a boy who also passed on his nits (and they say romance is dead). 774 more words


Carnival Time Again

It’s Carnival time here again in Trinidad and Tobago and if you know me, you know I love to talk about my country’s biggest festival. It literally sweeps everything from our mind and gets the body moving to the music. 133 more words