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2013

Feel-Good, Humour, Uncategorized

2013- this is what you looked like

2013 is about to down a shot, turn around and walk out the door without so much as a backward glance and a tip of the hat to us all. This past year has been a a bit ¬†of a jolly funny one. This is what it looked like. a celebration of two years of my beloved book club, The Bookie Monsters (I know). Those ladies make me so happy and for one Sunday afternoon a month we get together and shout and laugh and drink and discuss words, books and life. Never have I met a group of more ballsy, gobby,  ...

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Feel-Good, Humour, Uncategorized

The Bloody Hell Brennan Guide to Christmas

Well FESTIVE GREETINGS and a fa la la la la la la la LA to all of you dear hearts. Apologies for the radio silence over here at Bloody Hell Brennan, my brain and soul is firmly wedged in the thick of panto land and it’s proving difficult to get anything done. (Do spare a thought for all the actors out there slogging it out in panto- I blew my nose the other day and glitter came out. No joke. It’s like when you’re in London and you blow your nose and black snot comes out,  ...

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Uncategorized

Lovely Little Language Scraps of Late

So it’s official. The OED word of the year is ‘selfie’. Regardless of what you may think of the burgeoning trend for smartphone self-snapping, I do think it is a wonderfully current and topical choice, encompassing our reliance on social media and disposable imagery. Personally I’m quite partial to a cheeky selfie every now and then, mainly because it enables me to play daily editions of ‘The Ugly Face Game’ with my pals over whatsapp and snapchat, where  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Home, Lifestyle

Cheese and Wine Party or DAIRY AND PLONK NIGHT

We’re settling into the wonderfully glitter and innuendo filled world of panto beautifully. Costumes are being fitted, cows are being milked, giants are being thwarted (SORRY SPOILER ALERT) and most importantly the cast are bonding. We decided the only fitting way to celebrate the start of the festive season was to throw a cheese and wine party at our digs. STILTON and BAKED CAMEMBERT and PROSECCO and MERLOT OH MY. Stellar way to kick off rehearsals. I’d love to properly blog  ...

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