Starting a Business in your 40s

Starting a Business in your 40s

Oh, how I have missed you, dear Grenglish readers. Although it has been so long since I have posted here, I wonder how many of you are still around. I do still love this space. I…

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Enough with the eating madness

Enough with the eating madness

As I sit here typing, I am idly picking at the last of the festive macaroons so that they are all ‘gone’ by the new year, which I plan to sing in with a belly full…

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Lunching with Ladies

Lunching with Ladies

I have been feeling spectacularly down this week.  I think it is a mixture of a hangover from the summer, my son starting Year 1, the beginnings of a cold, and getting my period. Nothing major, and…

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Sponsored Video Trailer: Chef

Sponsored Video Trailer: Chef

There’s a new feel-good comedy out this summer called Chef, which I am itching to see. It is written and directed by Jon Favreau and stars Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergera and Dustin…

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A Weekend in Tarragona

A Weekend in Tarragona

I went to Spain a couple of weeks ago for a child-free/husband-free weekend away to celebrate my sister-in-law’s upcoming nuptials. The Greek God(zilla) was at home with the solo parenting gig, which is code for moving into his…

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The Barbecue King Loses His Crown

The Barbecue King Loses His Crown

The pressure all got too much for the self professed Barbecue King when he delivered a feast of distinctly average proportions this weekend. The first sign that the Greek God(zilla) might be slightly off his game was when he returned…

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5 Reasons to Love Greek Easter Sunday

5 Reasons to Love Greek Easter Sunday

It will take more than a little bit of rain to scupper the Greek Easter barbecue planned for this afternoon. Not even the heavy rain that is forecast for today can dampen the Greek God(zilla)’s…

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A Masterclass in Shopping

A Masterclass in Shopping

The problem when the Greek God(zilla) does our weekly food shop, is his tendency to go ‘off-list’. Rogue items are added, some are substituted, others are ignored. For example, a recipe may require 4 red…

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While the Cat’s Away…

While the Cat’s Away…

The cat in this instance being the Greek God(zilla), who was away in Cyprus with his parents last week. I was about to insert a lame joke about him having a holiday while I slaved…

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High BMI Does Not Lie: I am Obese

High BMI Does Not Lie: I am Obese

Shortly after I turned 40 last year, I received a letter in the post inviting me for a free health check at my local surgery. Because I needed another reminder of my age. The test…

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That Sinking Feeling

That Sinking Feeling

The most important thing is not to panic. This has happened before. It was not the end of the world then, and it will not be the end of the world now. DO NOT PANIC.…

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