Column: Socially-acceptable drug addict

My name is Nicola and I am a coffee addict. It’s such an integral part of my life it even gets top-line billing in my…

Column: Forget Blue Monday, embrace Tangerine Tuesday (i …

Cheer up chuck Once upon a time an enterprising sort of chap made up a formula in a bid to sell more holidays to sun-deprived…

Comment: Tween sex (i newspaper)

It stars at number four on the ‘cringeworthy incidents of my childhood’ charts. Aged around, OK I admit I was probably 13, I was stuffed…

Column: Hot air

  Do you remember that scene in rom-com Love Actually when Hugh Grant as PM snubbed the entire USA because the president chatted up his…

A careless whisper in the background of my …

Thank you for the music George.  You can’t escape his music following his passing. For me this means an emotional rollercoaster of memories.. Read more…

Column: Soundtrack to my life

It’s taken until now for me to realise the true impact that the music and lyrics of the late George Michael’s work has had upon…

Column: Scrumdiddlyumptious 2017

Happy new year  Last night my car was broken into. Not a stellar moment for 2016, which has been sadly lacking in stellar moments altogether,…