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 23, 2017

23 December

Oh, the glamour of it all! A pre-Christmas jaunt to the iconic Ronnie Scott’s jazz bar in Soho with our fun friends, Mr and Mrs D! Sadly, no one has been particularly impressed as few people seem to have heard of Ronnie Scott’s … for goodness sake! It’s one...

December 18, 2017

14 December

Like every female out there, I never thought I would  become a middle-aged woman with those dubious-looking brown patches on the back of my hands, a wrinkly neck and unreliable eyesight. So I’ve decided that I’m not.

One of my cunning tricks is to preten...

December 11, 2017

6 December

Imagine my joy when I see Stella magazine in the garage today while I’m waiting for my car to be serviced, with a whole article about Christmas outfits. I am currently searching for something suitably glamorous, flattering, all-purpose, that won’t show the gr...

December 1, 2017

1 December

Mr Young is not a fan of Christmas. Well, no, that’s not strictly fair, he is... he’s just not a fan of Christmas until it’s properly Christmas time. 

“Guess what? Someone in the sales department rang me up and wished me Happy First Day of Christmas!” he says...

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