Weekend Coffee Share: Furniture Is Annoying

If we were having coffee, I'd say that houses are bigger when they are empty. Furniture is annoying.  Unless we're talking bookcases or my giant bed. And we're not talking about my bed. This is a family blog.  Apparently. Anyway.  Coffee.  My favourite coffee is medium.  In strength and temperature.  And if I leave it … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: Furniture Is Annoying

Please Stay Tuned

Some of you may remember Coffeegate 2011.  Well, it's become an annual event.  Earlier this week, I picked up my coffee with my left hand.  And promptly dropped it.  On my computer.  Again.  Maybe it was the weight of my engagement ring.  Or maybe it's because I am seriously not left-handed.  At all.  Ever. Anyway, … Continue reading Please Stay Tuned

Instant Coffee Tastes Like Mushrooms

I’ll repeat, instant coffee taste like mushrooms.  Fact.  That’s why, as I write this, there is a cup of zombie coffee by my side.  Anyway, these are, as ever, coffee-fuelled ramblings. And so, this week, I went out for more real coffee with a friend.  I discovered many things:  It’s OK that I can’t get … Continue reading Instant Coffee Tastes Like Mushrooms

My Boyfriend is Better Than Coffee

One of the questions I ask a prospective PA when I interview them is, 'Are you a morning person?' Because, well, because I am not. Like most people who are honest with themselves, I cannot speak without bumping into a cup of coffee in the morning. On days that aren't weekends, there isn't time to … Continue reading My Boyfriend is Better Than Coffee