I wrote something about this on the forum, but it disappeared into the ether. So I'm putting it here for posterity. Or really just so I've got all my YouTube links in a nice, accessible place.
Horrible Histories is ace
Horrible Histories is a TV programme for children which, to be honest, is not really just for children. It's for adults too. Just because it's so funny. But hey, it's educational. Honest.
Imagine a programme which combines historical
Well, we've just got back from a very relaxing week's camping in Wales. I think it was just the break I needed. I've been feeling a bit meh recently which I think is really due to a couple of things: tiredness and stress. I hate to say that, but I think it's true. Work is pretty stressful this year and I think it's been getting to me a bit. Plus it turns out I have a few gynaecological issues which are now being addressed (no, I'm not hormonal ) so in general I feel relaxed and back on the way
Updated 08-13-2011 at 07:10 AM by TheFifthElement
think you're feeling sad when all you really need is a drink of water? H20 = happiness. Strange, isn't it?
Do you ever wish you could switch off your ears, that people wouldn't speak to you but instead you could quietly focus on whatever it is you're trying to do, just quietly, minding your own business without being overwhelmed by all that white noise, the buzzing of people 'I feel like this', 'I'm so sad', 'I'm so stressed', 'I need more'? And really their problems are so small,
A little while ago I read this book called Living Dolls by Natasha Walter, which was sent to me by Virago for me to review as part of their first look review deal. How it works is this: they send me a free book and I review it and because I review it they send me another free book to review and so on. And I get my review posted on their forum and their blog and website. Virago is a publishing house I very much admire so Iím happy to do it, and the free books are good too.