Tag Archives: work

Happy new year!

I don’t know about you but Christmas seems ages ago now! I’ve been back at work since the 27th and it’s all been busy, with early deadlines, and I started my new job as news editor this week too… it’s … Continue reading

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Feeling Christmassy – and lurgified

Feeling Christmassy yet?! I’ve only just got this up… and if it looks familiar, it’s the same wonky tree I had last year; it was in a pot so I put it outside in January – and brought it back … Continue reading

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You can with a pecan

Do you want to see what happens when you add baking powder instead of bicarbonate of soda to a batch of cookies by mistake? Warning, it’s not nice: Yeah. And by then, I’d run out of the ingredients necessary for … Continue reading

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Castrating a wildebeest

Hands up who’s had a work meeting cancelled because the other person was castrating a wildebeest? Just me then 🙂 I was supposed to be watching tapirs be given ice lollies for a feature for the paper but yep – … Continue reading

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A diamond in the rough

Does anyone else think of the little geezer from the beginning of Aladdin when they hear that phrase? But this isn’t about any genies, lamps or talking carpets -just a day at work 🙂 I was editing all last week … Continue reading

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Appley ever after

I didn’t mean to be quite this much of a tease! Tuesday was long even by deadline day standards and then, unusually, Wednesday was a 12-hour work day. Nice. But unlike some, at least I wasn’t in the office all … Continue reading

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