Category Archives: The parrot has landed.

Housewives Real Treasure–New Year edition.

Angelica here!  May I be the first to wish you a Happy New Year. Here at HRT we are very excited by the donation of a camera phone.  Jackie Biscuit, our cookery editor is still in Dubai, but her teenage … Continue reading

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Housewives Real Treasure–Easter edition.

Welcome reader to the HRT Easter edition. Angelica, your editor here. First a little notelet of warning, you may be a tad late getting your copy as our usual distributor is embroiled in the current van driver’s dispute and won’t … Continue reading

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Housewives Real Treasure. Late December Edition.

Hello Readers! Angelica, your Editor here!  My Goodness!  What a packed fortnight it has been!  Next issue will be the Christmas Edition!  How quickly it comes round! It seems like only twelve months since we were telling you what to … Continue reading

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There and back again and back again and there.

The poor S&H needs a visit, I thought.  When things go wrong a hug from Mum is a help. However, it is a long way and a long time since we went there.  The OH has found and been bought … Continue reading

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The technology of yesteryear…….

ends up donated. If you have ever considered yourself to be ever so slightly past it, please be consoled.  You cannot possibly be more past it than passed-on technology.  How capacious is your drawer of music cassettes?  Do you still … Continue reading

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Itching for Britain.

You should believe in your beliefs, I believe.  Furthermore I believe I should set a good example in this matter and I believe I did not. Tuesday night is the last night on which I slept, through the night, in … Continue reading

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Unto man the creator gifted creativity and suggested he create; unto his five-year old, the devil gave three pots of micro-fine glitter in different colours and suggested she mix them. By sprinkling.

Glitter is actually another element in the Periodic table but no one has mentioned it, for fear of reprisals. The maths of glitter is terrifying. Glitter is so cost effective as a decoration, it confounds accountants because it has a … Continue reading

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Seasonal lagging.

Before we get started, I would like to clear up any misapprehensions concerning the title.  Much as I love Australia and assorted rellies therein, this is not a timely warning about getting up in the loft and wrapping bandages round … Continue reading

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Gate-crashing for the over sixties.

What’s your number?  This is not the same as a chosen ‘lucky’ number.  For years I thought mine was seven and incorporated it in anything, such as lottery numbers, that I felt needed some help from a number that belonged … Continue reading

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I have a cunning planner

You’re meant to plan your life, these days.  I know this because there was this inspirational couple (who were very inspiring because they’d lost weight and she’d had her teeth fixed, so they started lecturing, as you do) who issued … Continue reading

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