Rockets, bridges and Earl Grey tea

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Catherine Catherine | 14:43 UK time, Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Hello dear readers

I've been living in London for quite a few years now. I don't get to head North to visit my home town of Newcastle very often, but when I do, there's always one sight I really look forward to. Here it is:

 

The Tyne Bridge
The Tyne Bridge

This is the beautiful Tyne Bridge. It's the first landmark you see when you arrive in the city from the South by train. When I see that bridge, I know I'm home.

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Young at Heart

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Graciela Graciela | 12:32 UK time, Friday, 1 March 2013

Hello,

My father complains all the time. His back aches, the supermarket seems to be further and further away every day, computers... oh, don't get him started. He was very active when he was younger and all of a sudden his years are weighing heavily on him. "It is tough being old", he says. But some old people are tough. They are as tough as old boots.

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Dress for Success

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Catherine Catherine | 16:28 UK time, Thursday, 21 February 2013

Hello dear readers,

London fashion week has just ended. Fashion shows have been happening all over the city. Newspapers and magazines are still full of gossip about who is the model of the moment (Cara Delevingne). Celebrities and journalists have announced what the best-dressed will be wearing in the coming seasons. Anna Wintour has been photographed without her trademark sunglasses. She is smiling! Clearly, clothes can bring you true happiness. I have decided that tomorrow, I will 'dress for success.'

Catwalk models

Catwalk models

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