Funny Matters

Two weeks to go – have you booked yet?

In just over two weeks… …my one woman show My Mum The Chemo Ninja will hit the Brighton Fringe… for four nights only! I am now officially terrifixcited (see what … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Ready Steady Book!

  5, 4, 3, 2, 1… THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO! Booking is now open for the stage adaptation of my blog, Funny Matters… CLICK HERE for the online box office & all show info … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a Comment

An Unexpected Inheritance

I’ve always considered myself to be quite a shy person. I know this might cause guffaws from some. Those who know me. But it’s true. Meeting new people. Joining groups. … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 5 Comments

Picture Perfect…?

So you may remember. A few weeks ago. I was getting all stressy. About those articles I’d been asked to write. The hospice ones. Well. Turned out I’d got it … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

My Can Of Worms

Last week I was approached by two different organisations to write about my positive hospice experience. Hmm. Positive. Somehow it feels peculiar to use that word. In the context of … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

My Mum Doctorate

I’m one of those people doctors love to hate. A researcher. Oh come on. Who doesn’t love a good research? <Tumbleweed> When I go and see the doctor. Chances are … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Marian Keyes Effect

I’ve finally done it! I’ve managed to write a short post. Well. You do deserve a reprieve Truthfully though. It’s not the post I’d planned. Gone slightly off-piste today. I know. … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 10 Comments

My Mum The Chemo Bandit

What is it with doctors’ surgeries? They’re full of people with infectious illnesses. Not ideal for hypochondriacs, I bet. They probably leave the doctors convinced they’ve contracted everything under the … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

How I Became A Compulsive Liar

My name’s Angela. And I’m a curtain-twitcher Well. A recovering one You see. I come from a long line of curtain-twitchers (see last post). You could say it’s an hereditary … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

How Are You?

How are you? Seems like a simple question. Three words. Uncomplicated Or is it? When you to say to someone ‘how are you?’ What do you expect back? The standard … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

My First Time

Do you remember your first time? I do. No. I don’t mean that first time… Tut. I don’t know. One track mind I mean the first time you realised your … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Hatfield & The North

Hatfield. The childhood abode of Elizabeth I. The birthplace of the Mosquito fighter bomber. Most famous for? The Hatfield train crash, of course. For me. It just happened to be where … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a Comment

And Then I Did Jury Service…

I had been excited for months about doing my jury service. First off. It was a two week holiday from the job I hated. On top of that. I had … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Stupid Things We Say

Many years ago, my best friend and I were being chatted up in Barcelona by a couple of musicians. As was always the case, she got ‘the good one’. A … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 12 Comments

Funny Ha Ha or Funny Grief?

As part of the Screw Work Let’s Play 30 Day Challenge I have publicly committed to spending the month of June creating content for a funny book on grief and … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment

How Jennifer Aniston can help monitor your mental health

I can gauge my emotional health by the things I want to watch on TV. You see, I’ve always been a bit of a telly and film snob. I would … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 4 Comments