A look at stuff that’s been experienced first hand.

The Modern Alchemist

When I was a child my mother and I used to frequent the theatre often. I saw many of the classics, Gypsy,Hello Dolly, Fiddler on the Roof, before I even knew what a classic was. Unfortunately I haven’t been able to keep up the tradition with my children being as I have so many and theatre tickets are really expensive…. Read more →


The time came when everyone in the house needed their hair to be cut. It’s tricky when there are so many people organising everyone to be at a salon at the same time. Luckily we have Chantelle. Every few months Chantelle arrives at Dragondrop. Holding court in the kitchen armed with her scissors she chops, trims, dyes and styles each… Read more →