As of May 31st 2021, I can officially say I got my reading mojo back, and I didn’t need to leave the country to find a toy boy to get my groove back. I’ve officially passed the number of books I read for the whole of 2020. That number was 27, and at the time […]

Main UK soap logos: Eastenders, Hollyoaks, Coronation Street, Emmerdale

Did you catch up on the happenstances on our favourite TV shows? Well, if not, here’s a summary of what happened to the Black characters over in EastCorrieDaleOaks in March. Due to the continuing Covid restrictions, filming continues to be done in blocks so the progression of stories is taking just that little longer to […]

Little Miss Chatterbox by Roger Hargreaves

I lost my voice for 2 years. Had 3 operations on my vocal cords to remove the lesions. It was quite traumatising as I was a really talkative person before and spent most of my 20s and 30s with a sporadic voice. When I had no voice it was the most miserable experience ever. Very isolating and dealing with people who weren’t empathetic was eye opening. I spent my time communicating via typing or writing. Being in virtual meetings was painful.

Main UK soap logos: Eastenders, Hollyoaks, Coronation Street, Emmerdale

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Elaine, and I have a confession to make… I am addicted to soaps. Not the kind you wash yourself with, but rather the soaps we tune into from 7pm onwards every weeknight. My addiction is so bad that I have been known to throw a soap related […]