Every child has a place, every child has a voice at Brownies.
"This Mummy would rather mummify herself in soggy toilet paper and bury herself underground in a coffin, rather than Do Halloween"
I woke up this morning to the devastating news of a terror attack just a few miles away from where myself and my family had been sleeping soundly. A large-scale attack on innocent people with extremely grave consequences: 22 fatalities and scores of wounded, a third of whom are children. And that is so far. I woke up… Continue reading This Will Never Be Normal
It's Mental Health Awareness week. So let's talk about mental health. The truth of the matter is that 1 in 6 adults experience mental health problems in the UK. So if you're not feeling it, then the likelihood is that someone close to you is. From fed-up, depression, anxiety and stress, to bipolar, schizophrenia, post traumatic… Continue reading Let’s talk about Mental Health
There's something about heels that makes a woman feel good. Whether or not we look good is an entirely different matter. However, the fact remains that tall heels, kitten heels, stiletto heels, cone heels, spool heels, chunky heels - whatever your preference, heels make us feel sh*t hot. For there's something about slipping into a pair of heels that instantly transforms a… Continue reading Hot Heels
Decision making is not one of my talents. Big ones, small ones - you name it, resolute decisions are just not my bag. And when it comes to having to actually make them, I can usually be found perched on the fence, dithering between the varying shades of green on either side. Decisive I am not. For with… Continue reading Trust me, I’m your Instinct
It's 10.36 on a Saturday night And I'm in bed. I'm in bed with a reputation that is starting to precede me. Dinner-party done, table tidied, guests gone. It's only 10.36 pm and already I'm tucked up, amid crisp white layers of laundry-fresh bedded bliss. Delicious. Delicious it may sound, from time to time, either alone… Continue reading The Ten O’clock Rule