• How to wear Autumn 2021 denim trends

    Whilst the death knell has been sound for the much-loved skinny jean, the good news …

  • How to paint a UPVC front door

    When you live on an estate of new build properties it’s easy to feel …

  • Five ways to celebrate summer (when you can’t go on holiday)

    It’s fair to say that it’s unlikely we’ll be travelling abroad this …

  • Five reasons to visit Cornwall this Summer

    With levels of uncertainty around international travel still present – and with the rules and allowances …

  • Cupcakes and houses

    Cupcakes and houses

    This week has mostly consisted of cupcakes and house hunting.  Well, okay, a few other things, but they featured quite heavily!  The first cupcake arrived on Wednesday because our department had a 100% response rate on our staff survey. (We…

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    My humble abode

    My humble abode

    Well, what a busy two days! I have been on call this weekend, which means that I work as a duty press officer answering calls from journalists and writing press releases.  I wrote six press releases yesterday and was up…

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    Slacking off

    Slacking off

    I have been really naughty this week and left it an entire week without blogging.  I do find that the paradox of the blog is that the busier you are, the more things you have to write about but when…

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    Home life

    Home life

    This week has been lovely so far, mainly due to (as in the previous post) my new co-habitee – my other half, who normally lives an hour and a half away in Weymouth. It makes such a difference to living…

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    Saturday for two weeks

    Saturday for two weeks

    Today is an exciting day for me because my other half, who normally lives an hour and a half away, is coming to stay for two weeks as he’s on a training course up here. Normally we only get to…

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