• Little joys this Christmas

    As soon as Fireworks Night and Halloween have been and gone, for me, it’s …

  • My Autumn fashion wishlist

    I often joke with friends that one of my many idiosyncracies is that my two …

  • My Autumn 2022 capsule wardrobe inspiration

    Is there such a thing as an Autumnaphile? If there is, I think I am …

  • Preview: Victorious Festival 2022

    If you asked me to name my favourite festival, I would tell you with no …

  • The Band at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

    The Band at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

    As I take my seat in the dress circle of the beautiful Mayflower Theatre in Southampton, what’s displayed on the stage is a mock-up of a TV screen; scrolling through Ceefax pages displaying notable news and highlights from 1993, including…

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    One day in Edinburgh

    One day in Edinburgh

    Last weekend I visited Edinburgh with my brother, for a fleeting one night stay that almost certainly could have been longer. I rather fell in love with its winding cobbled streets, charming pubs and the Castle that towers atop the…

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    Overcoming food shaming

    Overcoming food shaming

    I recently joined a Facebook group intended for other women who are following the same fitness guide as me.  When I joined I imagined that it would mostly be people asking for advice on the exercises (or perhaps some mutual…

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    My travel plans for 2019

    My travel plans for 2019

    Not only is the new year the perfect time for making travel plans – but after spending five weeks in Australia and coming back to a rather chilly England, I’m already dreaming of warmer climes. I had a bit of…

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    Books I read in 2018

    Books I read in 2018

    I’ve read 25 books in the last year – well, these are the ones I’ve finished – and I thought I’d share a run-down of my favourites in case you’re looking for some new reads for 2019.  This chilly weather…

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