Lucy Penman

Lucy Penman

Waterworks, water and the Worst New Year Ever

January 2 2018

As we dust ourselves down and get set for another year of thrills and spills, it is tempting to dwell on the challenges and hardships we may have faced in the previous year. Whenever I am tempted to do so, I find it helps to think back to The Worst New Year Ever and count my blessings.

Lucy Penman

Not in a Strictly state of mind

November 21 2017

The following chat took place with a good friend who is finding it difficult to come to terms with my lack of Strictly Come Dancing engagement this season. This is because I can’t bear to watch on my own without the Student.

Lucy Penman

A pug wearing a bandana? Resistance is futile

October 31 2017

Against my better judgment, I have finally succumbed to the national obsession with pictures of cute animals. I only admitted it to myself after asking the owner of some type of pug dog with a sticky-out tongue (the dog, not the owner) if I could take a picture of it “for my daughter”. It is now my phone screen wallpaper.