Circumstantial Evidence

So, I was scrolling through the Groupon offers yesterday, because I was looking for a birthday present for my mum. She turns 70 this year, and rather than put on the customary birthday bash at home – in Germany, people tend to invite scores of friends and family for their significant birthdays to a restaurant…

From The Waste Paper Basket Of The World Press

Before the day is out, a quick update from abroad. Northern German sunset – the land is flat, the sky is wide. And we now have good weather again with temperatures of 25 – 28 degrees Centigrade (77 to 82 F). My mum’s flat has been painted – by her son-in-law. Carpet is going to…

Holiday Reading with Richard Armitage

Are you on your great big summer holiday yet? If not, there is still time to prepare yourself and bring along some gripping literature to while away an afternoon sunbathing on your lounger or on the beach. The soft velvet tones of Richard reading an intriguing thriller for an audio book are favoured by many…

Silly Sunday

While I am travelling back in time to the place where I spent all my summers in childhood (the German North Sea coast), I leave you with some silliness that I had a laugh about. I received a Google alert yesterday and clicked through the link. Hilarity ensued. The Richard Armitage cut-out. So, Kate, apparently…

Sunday Selection: Lots of Thornton

Not sure whether I am going to make this a regular Sunday series, but the idea came to me when I was wondering what I should post today. As you may have noticed, I am trying to post daily at the moment – kind of making up for the lack of more RA focussed blogs.…

Happy Spring!

Spring may have finally arrived in Ireland. It was mild and sunny yesterday, I went straight from my winter coat to wearing no coat at all. And I needed my sunglasses! Today the family is going to convene to go to my in-laws. I think there will be traditional lamb with mint sauce for lunch,…

The Fan A to Z – #Y

With London out of the way, I continue through the last couple of letters of the Fan Challenge now. Y – Choose a work of art or a song that reminds you of RA Only one???????? The easy answer is this song and because of this exact fan video. I even bought the song download…