A Christmas Carol

A minor disaster hit the shop this week. I’m not talking about the weather decimating sales or our selling out of faux fur hats and Steiff mini bears. No, much worse, our CD player, after many years’ hammering, finally threw in the towel. It probably couldn’t face playing Bert Kaempfert’s Tijuana Christmas for the zillioneth… Continue reading A Christmas Carol

Your Life Your Style’s Favourite April Fool Jokes

Today’s the day when we all read our newspapers, watch our news programmes and look our emails with a little more care in case we’re been tricked by an April Fool joke. We no longer believe something even when we’re being told it’s true by a figure of authority or a serious paper.So it’s been… Continue reading Your Life Your Style’s Favourite April Fool Jokes

I’m A Celebrity, Steiff Bears & Record Theatre Audiences

Last week London’s West End reported an attendance of over 14 million in 2010, missing last year’s record by a whisker. A BBC report desribed a ‘golden age of theatre’. So why are we living in this golden age? Partly it’s the quality. If you provide cheap production values and lazy content, audiences stay home.… Continue reading I’m A Celebrity, Steiff Bears & Record Theatre Audiences