Minitrix

21 Feb 19
Euphrosyne

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13 Feb 19
Model Railways 4 U

N scale is extremely popular amongst model railway enthusiasts. Although it is still somewhat in the shadow of its older brother, 00 scale. N gauge still is a great alternative to these larger models. Here are 3 reasons why you should consider N gauge…. Size First and foremost, the size of these models is what […]

09 Feb 19
Forty,fabulous and fumbling

So Valentine’s day will soon be upon us.  The ridiculous shiny red tat adorns the shelves of all supermarkets and now Poundland, the business which prides itself on being cheap, has decided to give Tiffany’s a run for their money by selling engagement rings. How they must have laughed during the marketing meeting when the idea was […]

06 Jan 19
Forty,fabulous and fumbling

I have one child, an amazing son of 21, who naturally I love more than life itself.  However at least once a week (sometimes more often) I ask myself, when is he leaving? Granted, this is usually after an episode of a discarded plate in the sink just moments after I’ve washed up, hairs in sink/shower (stubble or […]

29 Dec 18
Forty,fabulous and fumbling

In a few days, when Christmas has passed, advertisers will move away from ads enticing you to eat as much as you can, to ads encouraging you to lose weight because now you are of course, way too fat.  So we will be treated to a feast of dietary food plans and exercise DVDs from Z list […]

21 Dec 18
Forty,fabulous and fumbling

I am fortunate enough to be writing this blog from Cape Verde, whilst sitting/semi-lying on a sun lounger, from a terrace almost spitting distance from Praia da Cruz aka the glorious sea. I still find it slightly undignified to drink before noon, so although there is no sangria or merlot at hand at this moment (11.45), […]

06 Dec 18
Forty,fabulous and fumbling

I came across a really sad story yesterday, a letter written by a husband, following the death of his 49 year old wife, who went to Hungary for  butt lift surgery(https://twitter.com/vicderbyshire/status/1069940048995516416) . It got me wondering,  whether there is an age when you are too old for surgery. There is an age when you are too young for […]

03 Dec 18
Forty,fabulous and fumbling

Over the last couple of years it has concerned me hugely, why or how it came to be that my relationship with my best friend of several decades had come to change.  Is this normal? Is this a thing? A best friends is to be treasured.  She is the one who you trust above all others- she gets […]

02 Dec 18
Forty,fabulous and fumbling

Family- a great concept.  A unit often, but not always connected by blood, and which in theory, provides a warm glow of trust, security and love,  that can’t be provided in quite the same way by outsiders.  Really????? With Christmas on the horizon, there will be many who are dreading having to spend time with their family; […]