The Sofa Diaries

I was so tempted to stay with the first picture, for obvious reasons, but if this is going to be a warts-lobster-juice-and-all blog, then it's only fair to show you the after picture too. I'm an ex-journalist, with a book out on Amazon, and another in the pipeline, which I'll do my best to sell you, and this... is my life.

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December 31, 2010

31 December
We are having a very jolly time at Ms Jones’ house. So far, we have eaten a lot of sausage rolls, drunk a great deal of wine, laughed a lot about nothing in particular, set off a number of Chinese sky lanterns with enthusiasm but not very much skill (as mos...

December 25, 2010

25 December
I wouldn’t say it was entirely down to the meticulous detail of my Christmas Masterplan™, but our Christmas did go perfectly.

Oh, OK, if you insist, I will modestly admit that my Christmas Masterplan™ might have played a minor role in the perfection of...

December 18, 2010

18 December

We are having our Christmas drinks do; Mr Young is very pleased with himself because he believes he has found The Ultimate Mulled Wine recipe. While other men pride themselves on their barbecue skills, Mr Young is keen to establish himself as a Master Mulled...

December 11, 2010

11 December
Mr Young and I decide, in an excitingly spur-of-the-moment sort of way, to go to Stamford on the train for lunch today. It is only a thirteen-minute journey, and will have the added benefit of allowing Mr Young to enjoy a glass or two of wine – should he ch...

December 3, 2010

3 December
The weather is still atrocious and I am having to totter about the icy pavements in little tiny steps, like a ponderous elderly geisha, so that I don’t slip over and break something. Our A&E department has moved from its convenient location across the road t...

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