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    Feeling pensieve …

    October 5, 2011

    One of my favourite ideas in the Harry Potter series was the pensieve, where you could syphon off thoughts and leave them swirling mysteriously in a rather beautiful stone bowl. In the novels, these were memories of significant events which helped Harry lurch on towards the final battle with his nemesis when the plot had got a bit stuck (sorry, JK).  If I had my own pensieve, though, I’d fill it with the bits of my own personality which I…

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    Happy ever after …..

    I’ve always been a hopeless romantic. As a child, in all my favourite stories, the princess glided away to a happy ending with her prince. In my teens, I graduated to Jilly Cooper’s jolly…

    October 3, 2011