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Do Ladies still exist?

13 Nov

Is there a difference between being female and being a lady?

In the Oxford English Dictionary each of the above words is used to define the other, so theoretically it would appear not. So why is it, that on various occasions I have been referred to as being extremely unladylike when I am, what is termed; a female? Continue reading

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Pick up a book and smell it!

17 Oct

There is something about the smell of a new book. In fact there is something about the smell of an old book too. It conjures up memories from childhood of old bookshops, local bookshops and the excitement of picking up a new paperback off the shelf. You would not be strange for relating certain smells to certain reads either, because I have done that too. (Maybe it is just me then.) Continue reading

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