• Five ways I’m celebrating Spring

    I was born in August and have always considered myself a true summer baby – I …

  • Review: Jaques of London wooden toys for babies

    One of the aspirations I know that I share with so many of my fellow …

  • Celebrating my Mum for Mother’s Day

    This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 14 March – and whilst this day has always …

  • Adding a nursery wall mural

    We live in a two-bedroom house so transforming the second bedroom (which was previously an …

  • 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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    An ode to 2018

    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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