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A Tiny Bit Marvellous

12 Nov

So, I’ve just started reading this

so far, it is absolutely hilarious..

Here’s the review from amazon

Everyone hates the perfect family. So you’ll love the Battles. Mo is about to hit the big 50, and some uncomfortable truths are becoming quite apparent: She doesn’t understand either of her teenage kids, which as a child psychologist, is fairly embarrassing.

A TINY BIT MARVELLOUS is the story of a modern family all living in their own separate bubbles lurching towards meltdown. It is for anyone who has ever shared a home with that weird group of strangers we call relations. Oh and there’s a dog. Called Poo.

You can buy this for about 9 pounds stirling (hardback) or 12 pounds stirling for your kindle!

For anyone that doesn’t know the author…she is quite simply, as Barney would say, ‘Leg…wait for it…end….ary!’

She is also an actress and plays the Vicar in the Vicar of Dibley which is a very funny, UK TV Series..

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Gadgets Galore

11 Nov

Gadgets, gadgets, gadgets…where would men be without their ‘toys’?

For those that are TryingtobeFahad you’ll love this one!


The Adidas miCoach uses heart rate zones to create varied, complete and personalized workouts—it’s essentially a more advanced and personalized Nike+ system. This little fitness gadget also gives you real-time feedback. You can sync miCoach Pacer to adidas.com/micoach to analyze your stats and get coaching feedback online. This is priced at only 70 US Dollars which is great!

 

 

 

 

So, It’s the Nikon D5000 – need I say more?

 

 

 

And this next one, is for all you music lovers! I’m so hyped about this! I can’t describe to you the quality of sound that you get from it! I picked one up in the UK back in summer.

It’s the JVC-RV-NB50 KABOOM! If you love sporting a retro look, then this new iPod/iPhone speaker dock by JVC will really suit your style!

 

Mr Amazon is a genius for creating this next one, when I first saw it on Oprah, I was super excited! It’s Amazon’s EBook Reader, Kindle.

The fantastic thing about this is, when the Kindle first came out, it cost somewhere around 500 dollars, the price has dropped dramatically (which is surprising as it now comes equipped with wifi) to about 300 dollars.

 

 

 

 

It’s the blackberry playbook…nothing like the ipad but hey, give them a break, they are trying…

 

 

So, this year’s gadgets havent been up to much BUT…here’s what we’ve got to look forward to in 2011/2012…

Iphone 5!

3D Sony VAIO

The Verizon iPhone

2011 Nissan LEAF, an ambitious 5 door hatchback car that runs on electricity and purportedly can go 100 miles on a single charge. It will cost around $32,000!

and possibly…another world war..

We really are moving forward…………..scary eh?

Just think, 50years ago, TV’s were black and white.

Kuwait and See

23 Oct
A view of Harvey Nichols in London

Image via Wikipedia

Well, big news!! Harvey Nichols is coming to a mall near YOU! Harvey Nichols have announced the opening of its first store in Kuwait, with the help of the Middle East franchise operator Alshaya…thank you, Mr. AlShaya.

The store, which will be situated in Kuwait’s largest shopping destination, will cover over 10,000-square metres of retail space and will stock Harvey Nichols’ most popular brands and designer names. The store will also house the signature Fifth Floor Restaurant concept, which was originally created for the Knightsbridge flagship but is now synonymous with the Harvey Nichols name.

“Our own research and experience points to a strong market for the brands offered by Harvey Nichols,” Mohammed Alshaya, executive chairman of MH Alshaya Co, said as the partnership was announced.

Harvey Nichols, too, is hopeful that the union will be highly prosperous. Joseph Wan, the company’s chief executive, is “confident that Harvey Nichols will experience lasting success with Alshaya”.

The store is set to open its doors in spring/summer 2011.

OK, Now I have a request! Please, Mr.AlShaya BRING PRIMARK!! Thank you 🙂

Murderer publishes book

17 Oct

Amanda Knox, the American student convicted in Italy of murdering her British roommate, is quoted as saying in a new book that she’d rather not be famous for the slaying and that her days in jail feel like “limbo” — suspended between her old life and her hopes for the future.
Knox talks about her aspirations to marry and adopt children, and her interests in writing and studying languages in a series of jailhouse conversations with an Italian lawmaker who visited her over the past year.

Who on earth would give HER children? LMAO.
I hope ALL Adoption Agencies have her on a blacklist already…oh AND I hope she doesn’t get witness protection crap when she comes out too…for those that don’t know the case ‘wikipedia’ it… Kercher was found in a pool of her own blood, her throat slit and she was sexually assaulted by Amanda Knox and two men… this woman AND these men are monsters and deserve to never be let out.

Tom Cruise in Dubai!

28 Sep

Within the next few weeks, Dubai will be taken over with film crew and camera rolls.

The new Mission Impossible 4 is to be filmed in Dubai!

Preparations for filming in Dubai have been agreed with the production company, Paramount, following two months of meetings and location scouting.

The film will be directed by Brad Bird, known for pictures such as “The Incredibles” which grossed more than $261 million in box office takings in 2004, and “Ratatouille,” which won the Oscar for best animated film in 2007.

The only leaked actor is Tom Cruise so far…wonder who else will be showing up?!

I heart New York

19 Sep

My mum left me a few books when she visited this summer, she knew I wouldn’t be returning to work and thought it would be nice to leave them here to give me something to occupy my time. I’m so glad she did!

One of them is called, ‘I heart New York’.

Describe it in five words, ok.. SEXY, HOT, FUNNY, SINGLE, GLAMOUR

This book is a MUST-READ for all girls in their 20’s, 30’s. Saying that, my mum is much older than this and she loved it.

Here’s a brief description.. When Angela catches her boyfriend with another woman at her best friend’s wedding in the car with his pants down……….. she’s heartbroken and desperate to run away. Especially once she’s confronted her friend and inadvertently broken the groom’s hand, in front of the entire reception. There’s only one place that will cheer her up. New York. Join Angela as she lands down in the big apple, holes up in a luxurious hotel, gets a head to toe makeover and meets a gorgeous man in Starbucks. I HEART NEW YORK is a fabulous, feel-good romantic comedy, guaranteed to be the biggest summer read and the launch of a huge new talent.

I’m almost finished. Few more chapters… I’ve never laughed so much at a book.