Thank You & Goodnight! 11

Well folks, it’s finally come to the inevitable… it’s time for me to close the door on The PinkNoam.   As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been extremely quiet of late. Unfortunately, since starting at my new job, I’ve found I’ve had less and less time and energy to devote to […]


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Why I Haven’t Blogged Much Lately… 14

Hello. Anyone there? Is this thing on? Fuck it, I never worried about having an audience to my ramblings before, so why start now!   Two days ago I got a ping in my Facebook messenger from a blogging friend of mine. The fabulous Ray, aka British Mum USA. Like […]

I Guest Blogged for the #OopsFiles! 1

Howdy folks!   The disgustingly good looking Prabs over at, has featured one of my posts as part of her #OopsFiles series. Be sure to go over and have a read, it involves me falling over and faceplanting. For a change. There are a load of other hilarious stories […]

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A Lesson in Theatre Etiquette. 6

Here in the Netherlands, as I’m sure there is in many other countries, there is a ‘Postcode Lottery’ that you can pay to be a part of each month. There’s a chance of winning a load of cash, otherwise what would be the point right? They REALLY want you to […]

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No Carbs before Marbs! 5

The Antonator and I have finally booked our summer holiday, and we’re jetting off in August to the beautiful town of Marbella, Spain. You may recall that I made a New Years Resolution to lose a lot of weight and stop fucking eating. See here. Well, as it stands I […]

If The Cat Fits. 4

The Antonator is a teacher. It is his life’s work to pass on his knowledge and wisdom to generation after generation of primary-aged children and to help set them up with the life skills they will need to be contributory members of society. Sometimes though, he says things that make […]

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Dance of the Nutcracker 15

The fun thing about living in The Netherlands is that it’s really easy to cycle everywhere. Anthony, admittedly, does way more cycling that I do and in the last 6 months has developed a fine pair of steely buns. He’s begun referring to his bum as ‘The Nutcracker’, which sounds […]

February > January 10

Morning all!   I’m writing this (not unusually) with a bit of a hangover.   Without a doubt February > January. Sooo much better.   Why? Well, partly because alcohol. Obviously. No such thing as ‘Dry February’ is there? Who’s idea was Dry January anyway? Is there a worse month […]

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Ant isn’t feeling so good this morning, something going on with his stomach. I’m fairly sure that it was the take-away smoked salmon salad that was left out on the worktop all Friday night then put in the fridge yesterday morning, which Ant then ate yesterday afternoon. I mean, we […]