Summertime Gladness Day Twelve: A change of plan

We all have plans. And sometimes those plans never actually materialise for a variety of reasons. My friend Sarah and I, had planned to go on holiday this summer but due to sheer busyness, we were unable to arrange it. Also flights were growing increasingly expensive and I just couldn’t comprehend the prospect of potentially paying […]

(500) Days of Summer: I love us

(500) Days of Summer is my favourite film. Of all time. It is ingenious and feels so very real. The characters are three dimensional, you see them at there best and worst. Literally. You know them. Inside out. It is clever, witty, deadpan and honest about life and whenever I watch it, I don’t feel disillusioned, in fact this […]

‘Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…’

So it turns out I was named after Daphne Du Maurier’s most successful and well-known novel Rebecca. R-E-B-E-C-C-A, that is my real name. I wonder how many others have been named after beautiful literary classics. And I wonder how many literature loving females have been named after a deceitful and deceased, adulteress guilty of incestuous activity? […]