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Did I Say That Out Loud? : Notes on the Chuff of Life

Did I Say That Out Loud? : Notes on the Chuff of Life

Publisher : Orion Publishing Co
SKU: 9781398705678
R 301,75
Sharp, candid and very funny essays from the broadcasting legends.
October, 2021
'Joyous, wise, reassuring and laugh-out-loud funny. I love these two women so much.' Elizabeth Day 'A book like no other. Honest and very, very funny. Some bits made me want to cheer - a sentence on parenting teenage girls was so good I may get it tattooed on myself, possibly in Hebrew.' Sara Cox Award-winning broadcasters Fi Glover and Jane Garvey don't claim to have all the answers (what was the question?), but in these hilarious and perceptive essays they take modern life by its elasticated waist and give it a brisk going over with a stiff brush. They riff together on the chuff of life, from pet deaths to broadcasting hierarchies, via the importance of hair dye, the perils and pleasures of judging other women, and the perplexing overconfidence of chino-wearing middle-aged white men named Roger. Did I Say That Out Loud? covers essential life skills (never buy an acrylic jumper, always decline the offer of a limoncello), ponders the prudence of orgasm merchandise and suggests the disconcerting possibility that Christmas is a hereditary disease, passed down the maternal line. At a time of constant uncertainty, what we all need is the wisdom of two women who haven't got a clue what's going on either.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781398705678
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Contributor By (author) Fi Glover, By (author) Jane Garvey
Publication Date 2021-09-30
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 272
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 216 X 135 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 41
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'Joyous, wise, reassuring and laugh-out-loud funny. I love these two women so much.' Elizabeth Day 'A book like no other. Honest and very, very funny. Some bits made me want to cheer - a sentence on parenting teenage girls was so good I may get it tattooed on myself, possibly in Hebrew.' Sara Cox Award-winning broadcasters Fi Glover and Jane Garvey don't claim to have all the answers (what was the question?), but in these hilarious and perceptive essays they take modern life by its elasticated waist and give it a brisk going over with a stiff brush. They riff together on the chuff of life, from pet deaths to broadcasting hierarchies, via the importance of hair dye, the perils and pleasures of judging other women, and the perplexing overconfidence of chino-wearing middle-aged white men named Roger. Did I Say That Out Loud? covers essential life skills (never buy an acrylic jumper, always decline the offer of a limoncello), ponders the prudence of orgasm merchandise and suggests the disconcerting possibility that Christmas is a hereditary disease, passed down the maternal line. At a time of constant uncertainty, what we all need is the wisdom of two women who haven't got a clue what's going on either.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781398705678
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Contributor By (author) Fi Glover, By (author) Jane Garvey
Publication Date 2021-09-30
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 272
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 216 X 135 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 41
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