This is some serious thirty plus skin care here! I bought this combo on my latest hunt for an alternative to my usual staples of various combinations of Liz Earle. Im in that in between stage where my skin is still really oily, but I feel that I need something quite grown up and more […]Read more "Nuxe Creme Prodigieuse"
Something a bit different for you today. Here is my attempt at a little dabble into short story writing. Let me know what you think . . . Claire I sipped my tepid latte and sat, trying to remain poker faced as Claire blathered on about some woman in her office having a breakdown yesterday. […]Read more "Short Story -Claire"
This Saturday just gone was Burwash Manor in Cambridgeshire’s annual Apple Day. What could be more English than a whole day devoted to the celebration of apples?! We haven’t been for about four or five years, so this year was very exciting as it was our first Apple Day as three! The day is full […]Read more "Apple Day!"
I love reading my way through the Man Booker Prize long list and short list. It’s probably the greatest annual prize in fiction going with a whacking great £50k for the winner. One day Ill pen my novel and it will win!!! One day . . . hmmm! Anyhow my absolute favourite book from this […]Read more "Man Booker Prize -Prediction and Review!"
Travelling with a one year old can be full of nervous little anxieties and mini panics! We recently took our first flight with our little one, jetting off the Greece for a week. Here are my top tips for a smooth flight and a great foreign adventure! The flight! Keep your little one active, busy […]Read more "Travels with baby – the essentials"
Matte lipsticks are so of the moment, every brand has a capsule collection out. I remember back in the day when all you really could get was a 90’s dark matte lipstick, so I’m pleased that the revival includes a full array of much more subtle and pretty colours! My favourite two are from NYX […]Read more "Two of my favourite Matte Lipsticks!"
Hola or should that be Kalimera or Kalispera depending upon when you are reading this! So I have been absent for a little while having a well earned rest on holiday with our little one and the husband. We jetted off on a super family friendly break to Greece to soak up some rays (30 degrees thank […]Read more "Family Holiday Part 1"
Every week the Faber Academy runs a little QuickFic competition where they give writers a prompt in the form of a picture, a piece of music, a line, a wikki entry and you write a story around that theme or inspiration of no more that 250 words. This week’s competition information is here . Hey I […]Read more "Fast Fiction"
We have been members of the Zoological Society London since the Spring of this year, mainly because we are around an hour and a bit from ZSL Whipsnade and it’s a cracking day out! With your membership you get free entry to both Whipsnade and London, as well as supporting the essential conservation work of […]Read more "A Family Day Out – ZSL Whipsnade"
You know a product is good when you buy the biggest size you possibly can of it! This happened to us this week when I spyed the 500ml versions of Child’s Farm strawberry and organic mint shampoo and conditioner (£6.99 widely available in Boots and online). I really enjoy using Child’s Farm products on our […]Read more "My baby smells of strawberries – or my love of Child’s Farm products!"