• The Band at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

    As I take my seat in the dress circle of the beautiful Mayflower Theatre in …

  • One day in Edinburgh

    Last weekend I visited Edinburgh with my brother, for a fleeting one night stay that …

  • Overcoming food shaming

    I recently joined a Facebook group intended for other women who are following the same …

  • My travel plans for 2019

    Not only is the new year the perfect time for making travel plans – but after …

  • An ode to 2018
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    An ode to 2018

    In many ways 2018 has been a tough old year; tinged with a sense of longing and sadness that seemed unable to be shaken off. I received divorce papers on Boxing Day of last year, which kicked off a process…

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    Freshpet review: Bodhi’s new dinnertime
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    Freshpet review: Bodhi’s new dinnertime

    When I look through my gratitude or daily journals it always strikes me how often I mention Bodhi – or activities involving Bodhi – as bringing me joy or being the best moments of my day.  Going for long dog…

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    How to avoid colds and flu
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    How to avoid colds and flu

    It’s only been in the last few days that the temperatures have seemed to really plummet and I’ve found myself increasingly wanting to hide under a duvet with a good book (who am I kidding? I always want to do…

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    There are still fireworks
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    There are still fireworks

    Even though it is not yet November there are still fireworks.  The people who live down the street bought them early, and maybe they were burning a hole in their pockets.  They streak into the sky on a mild October…

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    Dare to bare: make-up free me, and how I protect my skin
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    Dare to bare: make-up free me, and …

    I think I put my skin through the wringer a little, all things considered.  I work in an air-conditioned office and live in the city centre.  I sleep with the windows and balcony doors open and live in a flat…

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