Hai Karate… days gone by

On Facebook somebody posted a photograph of an Avon product that everyone got for Christmas… especially in the 60’s and 70’s and Pretty Peach was one of those items everyone got in their stocking. 😀 😀


And of course the men weren’t forgotten about… Hai Karate was their special


Every year my dad received this gift from my Aunt… and every year my dad would store it away in a cupboard because he couldn’t stand the smell… no matter how many times my mum told her sister he didn’t like it… like a ritual he got it at Christmas 😀 😀 😀

Do you remember this advert….

My god it wouldn’t be allowed on our screens today..


Back to normal…

back to normalAnd thank **** for that.  See I told you it wasn’t worth making News Years Resolutions and I break them very easily.. so that is the ‘No Swearing’ resolution out of the window..

Oh well.. better luck next year. Continue reading Back to normal…

All I want for Christmas is….

Ddear-santaear Santa, if you have got a minute please could you read a nice begging letter from a 55 year old who is totally pissd off of getting the obligatory pink t-shirt, body washes and fake jewellery for Christmas not just once but every friggin Christmas.

Don’t people have imaginations any more Santa.. or are you just rehashing last years letter because this lazy lot of mine can’t be arsed to put some thought into what to give me (only joking).. Seriously though, I just have some wishes that would put the icing on the Christmas cake.. 😀 Continue reading All I want for Christmas is….

Merry Christmas


Merry Christmas Everyone.. 
May you all have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The Twelve Days of Christmas (Or the Everlasting Turkey)

The Twelve Days of Christmas ( Or the Everlasting Turkey)

On the first day of Christmas my true love said to me:
I`ve bought a big, fresh turkey and a proper Christmas tree.

On the second day of Christmas much laughter could be heard
as we tucked into our turkey- a most delicious bird. Continue reading The Twelve Days of Christmas (Or the Everlasting Turkey)

Osborne – Caption time…

Today ITV ran a story about the Number 11 Christmas Party for Children

One of the pictures that did capture my warped sense of humour was the picture of George holding the cracker..  Continue reading Osborne – Caption time…

I know Nelson Mandela has died, but….

AAllonbyt this precise moment in time the UK is actually drowning. Tonight the sad news emerged that Nelson Mandela has died.. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this sad time… and may he rest in peace.

And whilst BBC News and Sky News cover the death of Nelson Mandela… a storm surge is hitting the East Coast of the UK. Continue reading I know Nelson Mandela has died, but….