4am in Mumbai…. awake..obviously..


4am in Mumbai…. awake..obviously..as I have yet to perfect the art of blogging in my sleep ..finally managed to get wifi .. been here 24 hours..have pics and video but stuck on phone..only one device allowed on wifi pretty much over the novelty of long haul flights..that one was a killer largely due to the…

and then my daughter did this


came back from night out bought expensive eye cream…didn’t remember until i got a pick-up email £30 … had better be good 🙂 practically scrubbing the skirting boards with a toothbrush to avoid the business plan… backdrop of prep for imminent trip to EuroDisney..not me, Mia and Granddad but I’m in charge of getting various…

this time two weeks ago….


news was flooding in … an attack at a concert in Manchester…chances are you’ve already seen it in the news… 22 people died, many of them children…kids at the concert, parents waiting for them outside…. a guy with a bomb in a suitcase stood by one of the exits, leading into the station.. exploded as…

faltering at the finish line…..


2days left in work …..2 weeks at home that includes picking up mancub from Uni in Nottingham…Getting granddaughter across the Pennines…And off to Paris.(granddaughter and Grandad..not me…EuroDisney treat for princess Mia)…and back again…then off to Mumbai….not even sure why Last wage for the foreseeable future…. Not entitled to benefits but then shouldn’t be expecting the…

money came in…fridge broke ,washer broje


Car broke… Fire broke…..and laptop and dropped My phone smashed it completely…and the WiFi went off… Decided to completely unplug …With the idea that I would rebalance ,create perfect order in my life..and return to the interwebs refreshed and revitalised full of enthusiasm and optimism …ready to nail the next Mission Mumbai Guess where that…

at the end of a week off work, richard branson and half-term


at the end of a week off work that doesn;t even barely resemble what I had planned… my long week spring cleaning, energy renewing, business planning,video making…didn’t happen .. i timed it for grand-daughter half term thinking we could do this stuff together… apart from pulling out all the barbie dolls heading for Mumbai, examining…

Just got in from a film premiere…


Been an interesting night…and a busy week. Just got back from a film premiere, last minute invite came in yesterday…. following hot on the heels of the Asian Wedding Awards..had to get dressed twice properly in a week, failed miserably the second time..and just how did i miss the free bar …. ? was a…

when you blog just because the place has got wifi ..


or maybe because you’re starving cos you missed the starters and you’re at the Asian Wedding Awards …on your own because you couldn’t make your mind up about going until teatime….too short notice for a friend… Dithered over outfit and got here late … Missed starters…..  I can hear knives and forks clinking so the…

Which Thing First ?


So much to do…really tired..by time I get in from work my arms are tired and don’t feel like typing…and so much other stuff to sort out Annual return is overdue… Companies House , for Desi Sisters Ltd, and I could get fined for not doing it…and I’m not sure how…. Market Stall Saturday ……

hello…this is me…..


been a busy little bee…. lots of interest on Facebook in my new profile pic…which I hate :0 Its a nice photo just still haven’t caught up with my actual age..can;t believe I;m now 100% white haired..I mean..just when did THAT happen…and the baggy face…smile is good though, as always 🙂 If i’ve done this…

Dolls…..work,work,work


Drive,drive,drive……clean,wash,shop…planning Mission Mumbai: episode 2, our nextv step on the entrepreneurial journey…whilst also talking to lavonne \ellis about her memoirs, coaxing her into sharing her story with us… and..Roys Shirt is still in Mumbai, …. and my hair’s dirty and I’m sat here doing that battle between getting enough sleep, and getting something done… find…

lessons learnt from The Hunger Games and other things


All last week, and week before I’ve been thinking up this fancy post about The Hunger Games… tips for survival from Katniss Everdean.. combined with a rundown of how I might fare as a tribute…. given the ‘Arena’ has neither Costa nor Aldi think there’d be serious words between me and the capitol peeps before I…