Category: Personal

Dear Diary: One hectic weekend

Dear Diary: One hectic weekend

When I first started writing for A Mess In A Dress (Which was originally “Desperately Seeking Stacey” and later became “A Little…

Stop what you’re doing

Stop what you’re doing

Right now.  Just stop.  I want you to do something for me. I want you to think back over the last couple…

You couldn’t make this s**t up

You couldn’t make this s**t up

One day, I’ll write a memoir and that will be the title.  It pretty much sums up my life so far. Take…

Death of a Goblin King

Death of a Goblin King

Unless you are currently residing in a bubble, you will be well aware that the incomparable David Bowie died today after a…

Heigh Ho….

Heigh Ho….

Go on.  Admit it.  You’re singing along now aren’t you? So there we have it, in the blink of an eye, Christmas…

Goodbye 2015…

Goodbye 2015…

What a year! I realise that I’m actually posting this after midnight on New Year’s Eve, but I actually started it before…

Choose your own story

Choose your own story

So, here we have it.  October is nearly over and we are now on the final week before the half term.  Usually…

Diva Las Vegas | A Mess In A Dress

Diva Las Vegas | A Mess In A Dress

A few years ago, I joined a barbershop chorus in Derbyshire called “DaleDiva”.  It was something I’d never done before but I…

My university story

My university story

It’s that time of year again when thousands of excited students are packing their suitcases and heading off to university.  Whether as…

A day I wouldn’t care to repeat

A day I wouldn’t care to repeat

It’s been a while since I’ve written an open, honest, straight from the heart post. It’s hard when you really want to…