Magical indulgences

I'm going to be completely honest with you. I am quite drunk.

So I'm not sure if I will be able to fashion a post of searing insight and glittering inspiration for you today.

But a wonderful friend of mine, a very capable lady of a respectable age who manages her own business like a boss grown-up, has totally made my day with this message:

Life can be very tough and it is very short. Sometimes you have to say to yourself, "Damn it, I work hard for my money. I pay my taxes. I give to charities and once in a while I deserve a treat. Today is that day. Today is the day that these Tesco My Little Pony pyjamas are coming home with me".

I firmly believe that you are never too old for a bit of glittery magic – just check out the Disney Princess breakfast cereal in my cupboard.