• competitions,  Entertainment,  Lifestyle,  money

    Is there such a thing as ‘Luck’?

    Is there such a thing as luck? Is luck something we can change, or influence, and are some people just born lucky? This was something I was pondering a while back when I was lucky enough (that word again) to win a couple of Twitter competitions, one of which I’d actually forgotten entering. When I told my mom I’d won, she used the saying ‘you lucky thing’, and I’d mentioned that ‘my luck was changing’. It seems that the word just pops up everywhere. But can we actually do anything to influence our luck? I always salute magpies. hating it if I only see one. I pick up lucky pennies,…

  • accessories,  books,  food,  sport,  Uncategorized

    Blog Takeover – Fashion Mr Speaks

    When I was offered the opportunity to take over Emma’s blog, I was a little bit skeptical. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I like my clothes as much as anyone else, but writing about them? That was something outside my remit. But then Em explained that this was a special project looking to test out whether lucky charms really do work, and that I would be given some lucky charms (cereal as it turned out), as well as a few other gifts, such as cufflinks and DVDs to test out. Now, I don’t mind admitting that I am slightly superstitious. I always salute magpies (I for sorrow and all…