An Eccentric Londoner grapples with Country Living

An Eccentric Londoner grapples with Country Living

Feb 03

I’m a Londoner by rights so I shouldn’t really be in the country. And yet, here I am. I’m not even sure how I got here. Well, I do know of course I do. It’s because I couldn’t hack London In my 20’s. It was all too much. Getting monster drunk on Jack Daniels and streaking down the street wearing a traffic cone as a witches hat. Signing on and living on Cupasoup for almost a year before landing a...

Life Fright – an evening of comedy

Life Fright – an evening of comedy

Jun 15

Hello, darlings! Last Friday 21st June, I premiered my one-woman show Life Fright! for a packed audience at Rook Lane Arts in Frome. It was one of the most exhilarating nights of my life and marked the beginning of my journey as a Stand Up Comedian. Thank you to everyone who came and please come to my next show at Babington House on Sunday, 29th September. Here are some testimonials from the...

Epiphany in Pink

Epiphany in Pink

Feb 18

Last Saturday my friend invited me to a ’House of Honey’ rave in Shepherds Bush. The theme was pink so I decided to come as Penelope Pitstop. As we wandered down the Uxbridge Road people gave me funny looks. ”Do I look like a man?” I asked my friend. ”Course not,” she said. ”They just don’t have Penelope Pitstop in Mogadishu.” Before the party, we went to a swanky bar and quaffed espresso...

My Botox hell

My Botox hell

Feb 12

Sydney is a blur of yachts, perfect boobs and wealthy dentists all having a whale of a time. But ageing is definitely not kosher. As I discovered last time I was in Sydney when women at parties investigated my lips, jawline, forehead and behind my ears at the speed of a dragonfly. Now, years later, I consider my crow’s feet, worry lines and softening jawline and wonder whether I dare...

Hot people

Hot people

Dec 18

I know perfectly well that Bikram yoga is weird because I heard its Rolex n’ G string-clad founder say on Youtube that one drop of his sperm is worth a million dollars. Plus I’ve spoken to a lady in my gym whose nose was broken by a foot being thrust in her face to ‘What a Feeling’. But that didn’t stop me (having just that morning studied my body from all angles in the strip-lit...