Treats

'Tis the season: Christmas cheers, Jingle Bells, Tinsel, Mistletoe, Rudolf and Santa’s other Reindeers. Children’s wishes, Santa’s letters, Singing carols, Christmas trees, Angels, and Anticipation Of wonder and Of happiness. Gatherings. Family and Friends celebrate A birth and the Allure of New beginnings In the New Year. Oodles of treats. Kiddies playing Guessing games Of…

Time for a Little Attitude

Altogether too grumpy: that's been me of late. But no more. Enough is enough. Time to get me a little attitude. You know the one that says: 'I'm so not interested!' Because I'm over tip-toeing around retail assistants for fear of upsetting them when, as a customer, I'm buying groceries, booking an appointment, or when…

So Naughty

OMG! So naughty. My choice for this morning’s treat is a ginger-beer spider and ricotta pancakes with maple syrup and ice cream. Just what the doctor would have ordered to feed the soul. (Or not!) Piped music soothes and relaxes my mind as I eat. Delicious food. Yum! I look up. With an outlook towards…

A Cardboard Box Moment

Who knew? All grown-up and well-able to watch my p’s and q’s in polite society, that’s me. Or, so I thought. Just the other weekend I discovered otherwise. Never mind the stunning, panoramic views from the 31st floor of the five-star hotel. Never mind the elegant room, or the attentive wait-staff.  And most definitely, without…