Mary Lou’s Broke and Single Christmas on The Sea-Side

I love Christmas. From the start of December I have spent my time walking to Oxford Street, dotting around Selfridges with the Love Actually sound track playing in my head hoping to bump into Hugh grant. This year however is different, I am broke and single (unless Hugh Grant happened) Being broke makes Christmas a …

St Ives House Holiday (and a couple of train grumps)

I play the rules of the Londoner. During the week; I walk 100mph, make no eye contact, don’t talk to anyone whilst giving off the illusion of climbing the career ladder. Until Friday night, when fellow Londoners and I get slushed, make too much eye contact talk to everyone and admit your career ladder is …