When a guy goes out with an uptight woman, she would be constantly complaining about where they are, whether it’s dinner or any other common situation on a date, what’s going on around and what the guy said or did at any given moment – from his table manners to his views and opinion on some political issues.

An uptight woman is hypersensitive and takes herself extremely seriously.

Uptight women are also usually very moody and unpredictable.

The concept of nostalgia is linked to retro, but the bittersweet desire for things, persons and situations of the past has an ironic stance in retro style.

Retro shows nostalgia with a dose of cynicism and detachment.

'I think it is perfectly possible to lead a simple, traditional life with your children in the 21st century. I hear all the time, "It's all right for Jools Oliver, she's got loads of money," but actually what I do is what a lot of other mums do.'I accept that I'm lucky, but I don't think you need endless money to make a nice life for your children.

I'm sure millions of people would tell me that's true.

It suggests a fundamental shift in the way we relate to the past.

Different from more traditional forms of revivalism, "retro" suggests a half ironic, half longing consideration of the recent past; it has been called an "unsentimental nostalgia", recalling modern forms that are no longer current.

The warm glow of an old electric light-bulb, which has been banned in many countries because it is so energy inefficient, may soon be making a comeback following a breakthrough in “light recycling”.

Old-fashioned electric light bulbs can no longer be sold in Britain and the rest of the EU.

Jools Oliver, wife of celebrity chef Jamie, has always been happiest out of the spotlight, raising their two daughters. And does it mean we'll be seeing more of her in public with her husband?