Warning: Contains Muppets

Our Claire reconsiders The Muppets… When I read in The Guardian the other day that Disney had added disclaimers to episodes of The Muppet Show, warning of “negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures”, I was shocked. This was not how I...

Free Love

Our Claire is finding love… This Sunday is Valentine’s Day. As a widow, the day is a bit of a sore point with me but this year I’ve decided to do something different: I’ve decided to show myself some love. However, scented candles and flowers...

Now That’s What I Call Happy!

Our Claire is getting happy… This week, WHISC posted an article on their Facebook page about a man who had collated an album of happy sounds. So it got me thinking about sounds that make me happy: My cat’s giggle: Sometimes, when my cat is super excited,...