Contains Strong Language

Anglo Saxon, Germanic, Norse, who knows where it originates? But that four letter word has to have been one of the most exciting, provocative and useful in the modern English Language (Google it, and you'll find a fascinating history). Foreign substitutes, such as Fanculo, Merde, Carajo, or Neuken, just don't cut the mustard, do they? We... Continue Reading →

Time to put vanity on the bonfire?

This week, watching a podcast of Dawn French sharing her wisdom on becoming a sexagenarian (matron!) I noted with interest her advice about self esteem, and how she rued all the time she wasted in the pointless quest to change her appearance. She appears now, blissfully content in her own skin. This gives me hope that the... Continue Reading →

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