By Nadia Kingsley THE 2016 Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown has been commissioned to bake a Christmas cake for the BBC Christmas party. She has chosen The Two Ronnies as her inspiration – and though keeping the design close to her chest has promised it will be decorated with four candles. © Nadia… Continue reading And finally…
By Nadia Kingsley DEAR Mr Finnegan, I work in the Research and Development department of an exceptional company: G******e. I am sure you have heard of us, and have benefitted from many of our products – as we have been leading the way in male grooming, since 1903. Our most recent market research has shown… Continue reading Dear Mr. Finnegan
By Nadia Kingsley WELCOME to Eclectic Reads – a monthly book review blog . This month’s book is not for the faint-hearted. In fact – look away now if you feel whoozy at the sight of blood or at the whiff of foul play. For this month’s book is called: ‘Getting away with the murder… Continue reading Eclectic Reads
By Nadia Kingsley IT looked ideal for me. I mean ever since Gordon passed over I’ve been planning to get out more, correction – get out full stop. It’s been hard, I’m the first to admit it. I miss nodding at the other shit-su owners in the park, exchanging a few words over the dog poop… Continue reading Why did it have to be me?
By Nadia Kingsley WHEN I open my eyes all I can see are textured squares of white. But if I move my eyes to the left there is a human form – which, after a little effort on my part, transforms into Jennifer. She is sitting in a grey stackable chair next to the… Continue reading Waiting
By Nadia Kingsley GOLDILOCKS is dying. She has managed to crawl out from the cave where she had feasted so well on fish, but then foolishly, in hindsight, had taken a nap. Next thing, a giant paw had come out of nowhere, her leg had been mawled, and her skin was shredded. Through shallow breaths… Continue reading More Likely
By Nadia Kingsley HI. Shall I sit here? Do I just start talking? I got here too early, that’s the problem – been looking at a newspaper in your waiting room – can’t even say what was in it – oh, the headline; the photograph, of course. Nothing new, is there? They’ve got different features,… Continue reading Facing The Psychiatrist’s Couch