Funny Plumber

This time last year Hattie Hasan, founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers was on her way to a baptism of fire as a funny plumber at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! How was that? How is anyone a comedian on the side? And what was it like? Here’s a short video about...

Money, Money, Money

Over the last few days I’ve spoken to four different people about money and finance. One said I should go down the traditional route and see a bank, and posed the many questions a bank manager would ask. (He advised that I don’t put VW to supply fleet of...

‘Good’

There are some truly wonderful people in the world. I have the pleasure of knowing quite a few of them myself. I have always believed that if one is good then one will receive good things. Even when I was growing up (this was not the happiest of times) I had a sense...

The Secret of Secrets

What makes a secret secret? Have you ever noticed that the more unobtainable something is the more we want it? It’s human nature to be curious. How many parents have told their child NOT to do something and then turned round to see their darling doing EXACTLY...

Lucky or What?

OK OK so it’s been a while. You’re telling me. I have been living and learning. What for a whole year?! I hear you shriek. Lucky for you, I’m back. For many years I have believed myself to be extremely lucky. Lucky to be born, lucky to be alive,...