• Freshpet review: Bodhi’s new dinnertime

    When I look through my gratitude or daily journals it always strikes me how often …

  • How to avoid colds and flu

    It’s only been in the last few days that the temperatures have seemed to …

  • There are still fireworks

    Even though it is not yet November there are still fireworks.  The people who live …

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

    I think I put my skin through the wringer a little, all things considered.  I …

  • Dating – my experiences, and my dealbreakers
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    Dating – my experiences, and my dealbreakers

    There’s a line in a wonderful piece that Caitlin Moran wrote called ‘posthumous advice to my daughter’ that I often think of if I’m anxious about being in an environment with people I don’t know very well.  She says: “Whenever…

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    Current lust list
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    Current lust list

    August is flying by in a flurry of birthday celebrations, weddings and festival prepping (all of which naturally require new outfits).  I also have my eye on the beachwear in the shops as I want to stock up on a…

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    On being bored
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    On being bored

    I remember a few years ago proudly proclaiming that I couldn’t remember ever being bored.  I had a diary that so rarely had a free evening in it that I wouldn’t know what to do with myself when one came…

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    Sleeping better with Leesa Sleep
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    Sleeping better with Leesa Sleep

    If I ever go through a period when I’m feeling stressed, anxious or unsettled, then the first thing to suffer is my sleep.  Coupled with the fact that my bedroom is currently averaging around 27 degrees at night (yes, I…

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    Moving house and planning a garden
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    Moving house and planning a garden

    It’s July now, my lease is up in October and frankly I can’t wait to get out of the city.  It was right to move here last year when I was dreaming of cocktails on roof terraces, walking to work…

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