Lucy Penman

Lucy Penman

It’ll be tequila sunrises for me during my sunset years

January 30 2018

There are, of course, plenty of upsides to taking a cheeky week’s holiday in the sun when you are no longer tied to going away in school holidays. These are mainly (a) You do not have to pay the massive markup for flights and hotels during school holiday dates and (b) There are very few children around.

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.