Category: moments

I maybe blonde but …. i l love big vegetables

A funny thing happened at the market today …  I have to say Dutch markets are amazing, an abundance of brightly coloured vegetables and fruit, locally grown and from further afield  Many Far Eastern, Indonesian foods, it’s such a big part of Dutch life  …. But the vegetable in question was a red cabbage, such a versatile little number, pickled,…

I maybe blonde but it’s all double Dutch to me

After one year in The Netherlands 🇳🇱 What’s good, bad or neither ? A personal insight to this wonderfully flat country from a travelling digital nomad  Top things that I love ❤️  1) On average it’s warmer 👍 Around 5-10c hotter than The UK  Being based in the south of the country, sandwiched between Germany and Belgium seems to give a little extra…

I maybe blonde but naked is not sexy

Recently I was contacted by a production company looking for contestants to appear in a regular series on UK TV channel 4  The first time I saw this series, I was open mouthed and yes … speechless,  for my imitation of a goldfish I should have least won an Oscar ! Here is the description of the show direct from…

I maybe blonde but could I live off grid ?

In today’s world there is very little of this, we are forced to, the powers that be would say more cajoled in a sort of way to tick cookies, fill in personal info for databases, provide ID at every turn and be recorded on CCTV ! I think it would be almost impossible to be off grid  A basic phone…

I maybe blonde but is there a new C word !

I almost got to screaming point a few weeks when yet agin, 3 times on the same day, with 3 different companies all used the same reasoning why … something couldn’t be processed, be refunded or could not be set up … and that word is ‘covid’ I completely understand the enormity of this virus, I understand the devastation and…

I may be blonde but my top 5 places to go in London

Top five places to go in London Savage garden LDN (Formerly Sky lounge bar) Double tree Hilton Tower Hill The bar is on the 12th floor with unbelievable views over the Thames and to South bank and then back to The City, The Gherkin etc The outside area has comfy seating, patio heaters, blankets and fantastic atmosphere day time or…

I maybe blonde but still a half glass full girl !

I have recently experience two things I have not ever previously done ! And that in 53 years in this day and age has to be amazing  ! 3 weeks ago I fainted whilst walking along a busy street and was whisked by ambulance to my local hospital. Within 3 hours I had been assessed, blood samples taken, X-ray on severely…

I maybe blonde but love a good feel of a book

Top 5 December books  ( ones read or leafed through, online or paperback) Delia Smith Christmas cook book – try the veggie options .. celery and blue Stilton soup  Agatha Christie – The autobiography, re reading after many years Miss read stories, 1960’s stories of local school teacher and village life Wartime cook book by Marguerite Patten, making economical Bourbon…