Category Life

Christmas giveaway winners!

CONGRATULATIONS to Alice Herron who has won my Christmas giveaway bundle of goodies! And also to Cerys Lowe from Mascara & Mud and Mayah Riaz who have won surprise runner up prizes! Yes folks, seeing as it’s Christmas and you’re all so damn fabulous, I decided to spread the festive cheer a little further and added to the prize fund.  Afterall, three people winning is better than one, right?! :)

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COMPETITION: A Christmas giveaway!

Listen up ladies, for I bring good news! As it the season of giving, I’ve decided to do a Christmas giveaway as a small way of thanking all of you gorgeous folk, who support me in my blogging shenanigans. Up for grabs is special present from yours truly – a lovely bundle of mixed goodies, to bring a little festive cheer and sparkle into some lucky lady’s life. I’m not

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LIFE: Losing my blogging mojo…

THOSE of you who read my wee ramblings on a regular basis may have noticed that I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging front of late. I wasn’t going to say anything about my disappearance – in fact I was hoping you all wouldn’t notice ;-) – but after receiving a number of concerned tweets and emails, I thought I’d best pop by to let you all know, that

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LIFE: How to be a happier person, part 2

CARRYING on from yesterday’s post, here are a few more ways to find that elusive happiness! Let go The only way to move on in life, is often just to let things go. The things we can’t control, the people who hurt us, the things that have happened in the past. Years ago, I was the world’s best at holding grudges but nowadays, I’ve realised that there’s so much more

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LIFE: How to be a happier person, part 1

I’M no expert when it comes to happiness (who is?!) but over the years I have picked up a few pearls of wisdom that I like to remind myself of whenever I’m feeling a little down in the dumps. Happiness can be hard to find at times but I’m a firm believer that to have more of it in our lives, we need to help ourselves. After all, the power always

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LIFE: Something to frame…

THIS image is a snapshot of a page in Elle UK magazine this month. It’s so powerful, so fabulous, so absolutely ‘spot on’ that I just had to share it with you all. In fact, I love it so much I’m going to frame it and hang it somewhere for everyone to see me. Care to join me?! ——– Till the next time, never let anyone define who ‘you’ are.

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LIFE: Parenthood – a never ending judgement day

PARENTHOOD is a whole big exhausting bundle of uncertainties. Some can be rather pleasant, lovely in fact. Others, well, not quite so much. But there is one thing that I can tell you about being a parent that I know absolutely for sure. And it is this: Once you are a parent, you WILL be judged. Make no mistake, when you become the proud owner of beautiful offspring, you will feel

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LIFE: A Saturday night with Germaine Greer

AT about 8pm on Saturday night, I was battling with myself not to cry. I wasn’t watching X-Factor or a sad soppy film. Nor was I at a wedding or in the middle of a heated argument. I was listening to the brilliant, passionate and totally inspirational Germaine Greer speak at my local theatre and I was trying not to cry because I didn’t want to end up a sniffling,

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