A cornucopia


Random music playlists AllMusic Funiculi Funicula Music Gym playlist Music Playlist – My repertoire... read more

An Announcement

 Email subscriber update: To try and get rid of all that annoying shortcoding at the top of emailed posts, I’ve moved my email distribution service to Mailchimp. This might mean that longtime subscribers no longer receive emailed updates. If this is the... read more

My reviews

Nivea Micellar Water Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint Sensationail – a review Another day, another ballet L’Occitane Divine Youth Oil Cleaning your makeup brushes Hourglass Veil Fluid Makeup Nars Soft Touch Shadow... read more

About me

Hello. My name is Gita and this blog is a snapshot of my life and the things that interest me. You will find posts about food, my dogs; photos of  places I visit; beauty reviews; opinions. I’m a devoted Twitter user but I’ve found that medium doesn’t... read more

Turning into my mum

I used to despair of my mum who, when she went out shopping, invariably bought the wrong thing. Maybe it was, I don’t know, fusilli instead of spaghetti or cherry scones instead of fruity scones. It was always just a bit wrong but not  wrong enough to make... read more

The Irksomes #1: push lock doors

    I have never got to grips with these locks, commonly found on lavatory doors. I first encountered them in a family holiday to a B&B outside Rhyl, a new build that was full of these doors, all disconcertingly similar. The 8 year old me had no... read more


Further, this: Life is just a sequence of poor choices separated by existential crises in pubs. — TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) March 29,... read more


I received the notification in the post this morning that I’d failed my ATCL Singing Recital Diploma. Just by a handful of marks, but even failing by one mark is enough, isn’t it? Most devastating was the low mark I was given for technique. I worked hard... read more


I have been playing The Minimalists’ Minsgame since last summer. It’s supposed to last for a month but, because of holidays and stuff in storage, this month has been stretched.

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