Long time….. blog posts! Yes it's been a while but I've been fairly full-on busy. What with appeals for secondary school places (for my daughter, not me), successful by the way, yet another house move and finding an albeit temporary, job....writing has unfortunately taken a bit of a back seat. I've missed it though! Other important events I've been taking care of have been watching True Blood Season 4 - final episode on Sunday - and discovering new (to me) series! I know I was a bit late to catch on but I finally got around to seeing the first two episodes of The Vampire Diaries which I LOVED! At first I thought it was going to be a bit of a teen drama thing but it really isn't! Apart from all the actors portraying 17 year olds being at least actually has quite good story-lines, a gradual but not too slow introduction of new elements (and when I say elements I mean witches, werewolves etc), not tooooo much blood and gore and enough intrigue to [...]