Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Bluesfest Blues

I am having withdrawal symptoms, the Bluesfest kind. 5 days of sunshine, 2100 minutes of music, 29 acts. 1054 workers and 500 volunteers 107 acts performed for 13,350 minutes (which means I only caught 27% of acts and 15.7% of … Continue reading

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Festival Virgin

You’d think at that my age I would have been to a music festival or two by now. I have seen so many bands I have lost count but, at a proper festival in a far away place where people … Continue reading

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Fear Of The Pantry

I suffer from Pantry Phobia. The fear of opening those pantry doors and discovering what is behind them. Nutritional information. That is a contradiction in terms, isn’t it? When you say something is nutritious, it usually means it is good … Continue reading

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The Return Of The Blog

Yes, rosblogger is waking up soon, very soon… Watch this space.

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Technology Has Killed The Letter

I hear the faint sound of a car door slamming. I take a deep breath and place my book face down carefully on the coffee table so as not to lose my page. I quickly dash over to the window … Continue reading

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Congratulations, It’s A Boy! And He’s Sports Mad.

How did that happen? I am not natural athlete. I dabbled at sports and although I was pretty good at badminton, tennis and squash, I simply never had the passion to be great. My dad was always the kid that … Continue reading

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Interview With A Smoker (The BBQ Kind That Is)

Inspired by Patrons of the Pit, hubby Dean recently decided he was going to become a master smoker of the BBQ pit as well. His enthusiasm was catching and the next thing I knew, I was on eBay scouring the … Continue reading

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It’s A Chook’s Life

Shuffling uncomfortably in my chair, fiddling with the buttons on my iPhone is starting to bore me. It’s been 25 minutes. Where is my chicken burger, I am wondering silently. Five minutes more and I am going to have to … Continue reading

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The Experiment

The Wednesday before Easter holidays, I take the plunge and bravely ascend upon the local Preston Markets. Arriving mid morning, it is already bedlam. Preston Markets car park only ever seems to attract people who can’t drive (except me of … Continue reading

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To X Or Not To X

A few months ago I was liaising with a Telecoms representative (you know those people we love to hate) about some business mobile phones. He confirmed what we discussed via a long and tedious email. I somehow managed to get … Continue reading

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