All the gym gear, no idea

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Ok, that’s probably not true at all … I don’t have all the gear by any stretch … but I have chosen all the essential items I need for my new found commitment to running … so here is my anti-gym gym gear selection … 1// I would actually like […]

The rise and rise of the flamingo


I had a thought last summer that I’ve not seen a flamingo for a while, and if my mother taught me one thing it is this: if you can’t find something in the shops, you can bet it’s going to be the next big thing (I think this was around […]

Turn Me Off.

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My brain is full. In two weeks I managed to bite a huge chunk out of my tongue in an unfortunate meeting of toddler skull and my jaw (a shoe lace tying accident), shut my finger in the car door (it still hurts) and twisted my ankle rather badly (they […]

My Winter Skincare Favourites


One thing I have really enjoyed over the last 18 months is taking much, much better care of my skin. It has been a really hard couple of years and some days I can safely say that my skincare and make-up routine has been the happiest part of my day. […]

Help Your Kids Learn with Bingo


Help Your Kids Learn with Bingo Some people believe that there’s no place for games in a learning environment, that they only serve as a distraction rather than a conduit to your child’s future pursuits. But experts in the field have discovered that a game can support learning in a […]

When Should Creative People Work for Charities for Free?

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  If you’re a creative person – a blogger, a photographer, a journalist, a musician, an artist … should you work for charities for free? I don’t think so. Here’s why … I have worked in the voluntary sector for many years, and have also written this blog for nearly […]

Questions I Have Asked In 2015


I’ve seen some posts about things people have learned in 2015 and I’ve absolutely loved them, written by people who have their shit together (Hi Alison, Alice) … I have learned zero things of note this year and have absolutely no offerings of wisdom for you … so I thought […]